The Central authorities on Saturday prolonged the tenure of Union Dwelling Secretary Ajay Bhalla as much as August 22, 2021. He was as a result of retire on November 30.
Bhalla, a 1984 batch Assam-Meghalaya cadre IAS officer, took cost because the Dwelling Secretary on August 22 final yr, succeeding Rajiv Gauba, who’s at present serving as Cupboard Secretary.
The Appointments Committee of the Cupboard, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, authorized the extension of Bhalla past the date of his superannuation “upto August 22, 2021 or till additional orders, whichever is earlier”, mentioned Ministry of Personnel order.
Bhalla was an officer on particular responsibility (OSD) within the Dwelling Ministry earlier than being appointed because the Dwelling Secretary. Previous to that, he was the Union Energy Secretary.
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