S N Sahai is Power Secy; Pankaj Kumar to be UIDAI CEO
New Delhi: Senior IAS officer Sanjeev Nandan Sahai was appointed as the new power secretary as part of a top-level bureaucratic reshuffle effected by the Centre on Tuesday.
Sahai, a 1986-batch IAS officer of union territories cadre, is at present special secretary in the Ministry of Power.
He will take over as the power secretary after the retirement of incumbent Subhash Chandra Garg on October 31, a Personnel Ministry order said.
Garg was removed as finance secretary before being posted as power secretary. He had sought voluntary retirement from service and it was granted.
In other appointments, Pankaj Kumar, the additional secretary in the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, will be the CEO of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), which issues Aadhaar. See P5
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