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Ajay Kumar Bhalla appointed as new Union Home Secretary of Government of India

Ajay Kumar Bhalla, the1984-batch Assam Meghalaya cadre IAS officer , has been appointed Officer on Special Duty (OSD) to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) with immediate effect. He will take over as Home Secretary from incumbent Rajive Gauba. Mr. Bhalla will have a fixed two-year tenure as Union Home Secretary till August 2021. Excerpts ..

Rajiv Mehrishi appointed Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India

Rajiv Mehrishi, a 1978 batch IAS officer of the Rajasthan cadre, has taken charge as the new Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) on September 25, 2017 and will have tenure of about three years. He administered the oath of office and secrecy by President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan. He succeeded Shashi Kant Sharma. ..

Rajiv Gauba takes charge as new Union Home Secretary

Rajiv Gauba, A 1982-batch IAS officer of Jharkhand cadre, has recently taken charge as the Union Home Secretary after incumbent Rajiv Mehrishi retired from service. He will have tenure of two years. As the Union home secretary, he will have to handle issues like internal security, militancy in Jammu and Kashmir and the Northeast, Maoist ..