Amid the nationwide lockdown and pandemic coronavirus, there is a large scale reshuffle in the top bureaucracy in the central administration.
Tarun Bajaj moves from PMO to Secretary, Economic Affairs.
AK Sharma also moves out of PMO to Secretary, SMSE.
Anita Karwal is Secretary, School Education.
Health Secretary Preeti Sudan gets a three-month extension in service beyond her superannuation on April 30.
Personnel Ministry DDA vice-chairman Tarun Kapoor to be Secretary, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas: Personnel Ministry.
TS Tirumuti, secretary in the external affairs ministry will be India’s next ambassador to the UN, taking over from Syed Akbaruddin who will retire soon.