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Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba named next cabinet secretary

Gauba, a 1982-batch IAS officer of the Jharkhand cadre, will initially join as the Officer on Special Duty in the Cabinet Secretariat, before he takes over the charge of the country’s top bureaucratic from the incumbent P K Sinha.

india Updated: Aug 21, 2019 21:02 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
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Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba has been named as next cabinet secretary.
Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba has been named as next cabinet secretary.(File photo: Livemint)
         

Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba was on Wednesday appointed as the next Cabinet Secretary for a tenure of two years.

Gauba, a 1982-batch IAS officer of the Jharkhand cadre, will initially join as the Officer on Special Duty in the Cabinet Secretariat, before he takes over the charge of the country’s top bureaucratic from the incumbent P K Sinha.

“The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of Rajiv Gauba, IAS (JH:1982) as Cabinet Secretary with a tenure of two years from 30.08.2019 or until further orders, whichever is earlier.

“The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has also approved the appointment of Rajiv Gauba as Officer on Special Duty in the Cabinet Secretariat from the date of his assumption of charge till he takes over as Cabinet Secretary,” according to an official order.

(This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text. Only the headline has been changed.)

First Published: Aug 21, 2019 20:59 IST