The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the 38 secretary level appointments:

(i) Shri Tarun Sridhar, lAS (HP 84), presently in the Cadre as Secretary, Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying & Fisheries;
(ii) Shri Brij Raj Sharma, lAS (JK 84), Special Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs as Special Secretary, Department of Border Management;
(iii) Shri Jaideep Govind, lAS (MP 84), Special Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs as Special Secretary & Financial Adviser, Ministry of Rural Development;
(iv) Shri R Subrahmanyam, lAS (AP 85), Special Secretary, Department of Higher Education as Secretary, Department of Higher Education on superannuation of the present incumbent Shri KK Sharma, lAS (UT 83) on 28.02.2018;
(v) Shri Inder Jit Singh, lAS (KL 85), Additional Secretary, Coordination, Cabinet Secretariat as Secretary, Coordination, Cabinet Secretariat;
(vi) Shri P.Raghavendra Rao, lAS (HY 85), presently in the Cadre, as Secretary, Department of Chemicals & Petrochemicals;
(vii) Shri Surendra Nath Tripathi, lAS (OR 85), Special Secretary & Financial Adviser, Ministry of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare as Secretary, Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs;
(viii) Shri Anil Gopishankar Mukim, lAS (GJ 85), presently in the Cadre, as Secretary, Ministry of Mines on superannuation of the present incumbent Shri Arun Kumar on 31.03.2018;
(ix) Shri C.Chandramouli, IAS (TN 85), presently in the Cadre, as Secretary, Department of Personnel & Training on superannuation of the current incumbent Shri Ajay Mittal, lAS (HP 82) on 28.02.2018;
(x) Shri S.CPandey, IA&AS 83, Additional Secretary & Financial Adviser, Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion as Special Secretary & Financial Adviser, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, by temporarily upgrading the post;
(xi) Smt Shalini Prasad, lAS (UP 85), Additional Secretary, Ministry of Power as Additional Secretary, Ministry of Panchayati Raj, by temporarily upgrading a vacant post of Joint Secretary in the Ministry;
(xii) Shri Bhupendra Singh, lAS (UP 85), Chairperson, National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority as Chairperson, National Authority for Chemical Weapons Convention, Cabinet Secretariat, in the rank and pay of Additional Secretary;
(xiii) Shri Sanjeev Gupta, lAS (HP 85), Chief Executive Officer, National e-Governance Division as Additional Secretary, Inter-State Council Secretariat;
(xiv) Shri Sat Pal Chouhan, IES 83, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs as Additional Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs;
(xv) Smt Gargi Kaul, IA&AS 84, Joint Secretary & Financial Adviser, Ministry of Civil Aviation as Additional Secretary & Financial Adviser, Ministry of Civil Aviation by temporarily upgrading the post;
(xvi) Shri Anil Gulati, IRPS 84, Joint Secretary, Department of Legal Affairs and incharge Central Agency Section as Additional Secretary, Department of Legal Affairs and In-charge Central Agency Section, by temporarily upgrading the post;
(xvii) Smt Shefali Shah, IRS (IT) 85, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Culture as Additional Secretary, Ministry of Culture, by temporarily upgrading the post;
(xviii) Shri Sanjay Chadha, IRSME 85, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Commerce as Additional Secretary, Department of Commerce by temporarily upgrading the post;
(xix) Shri Subash Chandra, lAS (KN 86), presently in the Cadre as Additional Secretary, Department of Defence Production;
(xx) Shri Bipin Bihari Mallick, lAS (MH 86), Additional Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs as Additional Secretary & Financial Adviser, Ministry of Culture, by temporarily upgrading a vacant post of Joint Secretary, within the Ministry;
(xxi) Shri Shambhu Singh, lAS (MN 86), presently in the Cadre as Additional Secretary & Financial Adviser, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways;
(xxii) Shri BimbadharPradhan, lAS (BH 87), Adviser, National Disaster Management Authority as Additional Secretary & Financial Adviser, Ministry of Agriculture & Fanners Welfare;
(xxiii) Shri Debashish Panda, lAS (UP 87), presently in the Cadre, as Additional Secretary, Department of Financial Services;
(xxiv) Smt Leena Nandan, lAS (UP 87), Additional Secretary & Financial Adviser, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways as Additional Secretary, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways;
(xxv) Shri B.Anand, lAS (TN 87), Joint Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs as Additional Secretary & Financial Adviser, Department of Biotechnology and Ministry of Earth Sciences;
(xxvi) Shri Rajiv Ranjan Mishra, lAS (TG 87), Additional Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs as Director General, National Mission for Clean Ganga;
(xxvii) Shri Pankaj Kumar, lAS (NL 87), presently in the Cadre, as Additional Secretary, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology;
(xxviii)Shri Praveen Garg, lAS (MP 88), Joint Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs as Additional Secretary & Financial Adviser, Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change;
(xxix) Shri Bidyut Bihari Swain, lAS (GJ 88), presently in the Cadre, as Additional Secretary, Department of Commerce;
(xxx) Smt Sarita Mittal, CSS, Joint Secretary, Department of Health Research as Additional Secretary,
Department of Health Research, by temporarily upgrading the post.

2. The ACC has also approved in-situ upgradation of the following officers as a measure personal to them:

(i) Shri Anup Wadhawan, lAS (UK 85), Additional Secretary, Department of Commerce as Special Secretary, Department of Commerce, by temporarily upgrading the post;
(ii) Shri M. M. Kutty, lAS (UT 85), Additional Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs as Special Secretary,Department of EconomicAffairs, by temporarily upgrading the post;
(iii) Shri Sumanta Chaudhari, lAS (WB 85), Managing Director, SFAC as Managing Director, Small Farmers’ Agri-business Consortium (SFAC) in the rank and pay of Secretary, by temporarily upgrading the post;
(iv) Shri Chabllendra Roul, lAS (PB 85), Additional Secretary, Department of Agricultural Research and Education as Special Secretary, Department of Agricu~ural Research and Education, by temporarily upgrading the post;
(v) Shri Sailesh, lAS (AM 85), RegistrarGeneral of India as RegistrarGeneral of India in the rank and pay of Secretary;
(vi) Shri T.K. Manoj Kumar. lAS (KL 87), Joint Secretary, Warehousing Development & Regulatory Authority as Additional Secretary. Warehousing Development & Regulatory Authority. by temporarily upgrading the post;
(vii) Shri Arun Singhal. lAS (UP 87), Joint Secretary, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare as Additional Secretary. Ministry of Health and Family Welfare by temporarily upgrading the post;
(viii) Shri Dharmendra Singh Gangwar, IAS (BH 88), Joint Secretary. Ministry of Food Processing Industries as Additional Secretary. Ministry of Food Processing Industries. by temporarily upgrading the post.