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Bhanu Pratap Sharma is new Health Secy

Senior IAS officer Bhanu Pratap Sharma has been appointed as Secretary in the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare as part of a minor bureaucratic reshuffle effected by the government on Saturday. Sharma, a 1981 batch IAS officer of Bihar cadre, is at present Establishment Officer and Special Secretary in the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT).

He has been appointed in place of Lov Verma, a 1978 batch IAS officer of Uttar Pradesh cadre, who has been shifted as Secretary, Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, an order issued by the DoPT said.

Gauri Kumar has been appointed as Secretary (Coordination and Public Grievances) in the Cabinet Secretariat. Kumar, a 1979 batch IAS officer of Gujarat cadre, is now Secretary in Ministry of Labour and Employment. Shankar Agarwal, a 1980 batch IAS officer, has been appointed in Kumar’s place. Agarwal is at present Secretary in the Ministry of Urban Development.
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