The Appointments Committee of the
Cabinet has approved the following:
(i) appointment of Shri S.B. Agnihotri, IAS (OR:80), presently
Additional Secretary and Financial Adviser, Department of Agriculture
and Cooperation, as Director General (Acquisition) under the Ministry of
Defence in the rank and pay of Additional Secretary in the Vacancy of
Shri Vivek Rae, IAS (UT:78).
(ii) appointment of Shri Afzal Amanullah, IAS (BH:79), presently in the
cadre, as Additional Secretary, Department of Consumer Affairs, Ministry
of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution in the vacancy of Shri
Pankaj Agarwal, IAS (UP:78).
(iii) appointment of Shri Ashok Sahu, IES (75), as Secretary General,
National Human Rights Commission in the vacancy of Shri Rajiv Sharma,
IAS (RJ:76) (Retired).
(iv) cancellation of orders of appointment of Shri Arun Kumar Jain, IAS
(NL:77), Adviser, Inter State Council Secretariat, Ministry of Home
Affairs as Secretary General, National Human Rights Commission.