Last year in February, Bansal was appointed as the chairman and managing director of Air India for a second time
Air India CMD Rajiv Bansal has been appointed as Secretary in the Ministry of Civil Aviation. Bansal will replace the current Aviation Secretary Pradeep Singh Kharola, who retires on 30 September.
K Rajaraman, Additional Secretary in the Department of Economic Affairs, has been appointed as Secretary, Department of Telecommunications. Rajaraman will take over the charge from Anshu Prakash who is due to superannuation on September 30.
Air India CMD Rajiv Bansal
- His appointment came just days after the government declared a 100% stake sale of the debt-ridden Air India.
- Prior to joining Air India as MD, Bansal was the additional secretary in the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas.
He is a 1988-batch IAS officer of the Nagaland cadre.
Bansal, who hails from Haryana, has served in the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, where he had looked after digital payments, Aadhaar, and internet governance among others.
Today, the Centre carried out a major top-level bureaucratic reshuffle. As per the reshuffle, Steel Secretary Pradip Kumar Tripathi has been appointed as the Secretary, Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT).
Govind Mohan, Additional Secretary in the Department of Home, will be Secretary, Ministry of Culture.
Anurag Jain, Vice Chairman of the Delhi Development Authority, has been appointed as the Secretary, Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade, Ministry of Commerce and Industry.
K Sanjay Murthy, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, National Industrial Corridor Development Corporation Limited, will be Secretary, Department of Higher Education. Murthy, a 1989 batch IAS officer of Himachal Pradesh cadre, will take over the charge from Amit Khare, who retires on September 30.
- Devendra Kumar Singh, Additional Secretary and Development Commissioner, Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises will be Secretary, Ministry of Cooperation.
Sunil Barthwal, who is currently Central Provident Fund Commissioner in the Employees Provident Fund Organisation, has been appointed as the Secretary of, Ministry of Labour and Employment.
- Anuradha Prasad, Special Secretary in the Ministry of Labour and Employment will be Secretary, Inter-State Council Secretariat, Ministry of Home Affairs.
Ansul Arya, Administrator, Universal Service Obligation Fund, will be Secretary, Department of Official Language.
Rajesh Aggarwal, currently Additional Secretary and Financial Adviser in the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, will be Secretary, Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship.
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Source : Mint