Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of Shri R.
Bhattacharya, IAS (AP:78), presently Special Secretary and Financial
Adviser, Department of Electronics and Information Technology, Ministry
of Communications and Information Technology as Secretary, Department of
School Education and Literacy, Ministry of Human Resource Development
vice Ms. Anshu Vaish, IAS (MP:75), on her retirement on 30.09.2012.
The Committee has also approved the extension of contract appointment of
Shri Alok Perti, IAS (Retd.), as Adviser in the Ministry of Coal, for a
further period of two months w.e.f. 01.10.2012 on present terms and
The competent authority has approved the assignment of additional charge
of the post of Secretary, Ministry of Tourism to Shri R.H. Khwaja, IAS
(AP:76), Secretary, Ministry of Mines, with immediate effect till the
assumption of the charge of the post by Shri Parvez Dewan, IAS (JK:77).