In a major senior-level bureaucratic reshuffle, Yaduvendra Mathur, Chairman and Managing Director of Export-Import Bank of India (Exim), has been appointed as Additional Secretary in Niti Aayog on Monday.
The Appointments Committee of Cabinet has approved appointment of Mathur, a 1986 batch IAS officer of Rajasthan cadre, to the new post. “The officer would assume charge of the post on completion of his tenure as CMD, Exim Bank,” an order issued by Department of Personnel and Training said.
Besides him, nine other bureaucrats have been appointed to various ministries. Of these officers, seven are from Indian Administrative Service (IAS) and rest from other services.
Another senior IAS officer Malini Shankar has been appointed as Director General of Shipping, trusted with implementation of shipping policy and legislation so as to ensure the safety of life and ships at sea. She is at present working in her cadre state--Maharashtra.
PV Ramesh Babu will be chief of Rural Electrification Corporation Limited (REC), a listed Navratna public sector enterprise mandated to finance and promote power sector projects all over the country. Babu, a 1985 batch IAS officer, is working in his cadre state –Andhra Pradesh.
Sanjiv Mittal, an officer of Indian Defence Accounts Service, has been appointed as Additional Secretary in Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation. Mittal is Secretary, Oil Industries Development Board. Rabindra Panwar and Anshu Prakash have been appointed as Additional Secretary and Financial Adviser in Home and Rural Development ministries respectively.
Nagesh Singh, an officer of Indian Economic Service, has been also appointed as Additional Secretary in Department of Rural Development. Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officer Madhu Mahajan has been appointed as Member Secretary, National Commission for Women. The post of Financial Adviser BSF in the Home Ministry held by V Venugopal has been upgraded as Additional Secretary level post.