The Appointments Committeeof the Cabinet has approved the following appointments:
(i) Rakesh Srivastava, lAS (RJ:1981), Member Secretary, National Commission for Backward Classes as Secretary, Ministry of Women & Child Development, in the vacancy caused due to
appointment of the present incumbent Smt Leena Nair, lAS (TN 82) as Secretary, Ministry of Tribal Affairs.

(ii) Sanjay Mitra, lAS (WB:1982), Secretary, Ministry of Road Transport & Highways as Officer on Special Duty in the Ministry of Defence. The officer will take over as Secretary, Ministry of Defence on completion of tenure of the present incumbent G.Mohan Kumar on 24.05.17.

(iii) Smt Rashmi Verma, lAS (BH:1982), Secretary, Ministry of Textiles as Secretary, Ministry of Tourism, in the existing vacancy.
(iv) Smt Leena Nair, lAS (TN:1982), Secretary, Ministry of Women & Child Development as Secretary, Ministry of Tribal Affairs, in the existing vacancy

(v) Jagdish Prasad Meena, lAS (AM:1983), Special Secretary, Ministry of Food Processing Industriesas Secretary, Department of Consumer Affairs, in the existing vacancy.

(vi) Anant Kumar Singh, lAS (UP:1984), Additional Secretary & Financial Adviser, Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas as Secretary, Ministry of Textiles in the vacancy caused due to the appointmentof the incumbent Smt.RashmiVerma, lAS (BH 82) as Secretary, Ministry of T0urism.