ACC Approved the Appointment of Senior IAS Officers

ACC Approved the Appointment of Senior IAS Officers

New Delhi, 31 May 2020: The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the following:

(i) Appointment of Shri Arun Singhal, lAS (UP:87), Special Secretary, Department of Health & Family Welfare as Chief Executive Officer, Food Safety & Standards Authority of India, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in the rank and pay of Secretary to Government of India by temporarily upgrading the post.

(ii) Appointment of Shri S. Gopalakrishnan, lAS(TN:91), currently serving as
Additional Secretary, Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology, as Additional Secretary in the Prime Minister’s Office, on lateral shift basis, for the balance period of his Central Deputation tenure i.e upto 27.10.2022 or until further orders, whichever is earlier.

(iii) Appointment of Shri Rajendra Kumar, IAS(TN:92) as Additional Secretary,
Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology, vice Shri S.Gopalakrishnan,
lAS(TN:91), in partial modification of the order dated 12.5.2020 appointing him as DG,ESIC under Ministry of Labour & Employment.

(iv) Appointment of Shri Subir Mallick (lA&AS: 1989), Additional Financial Adviser and Joint Secretary, Ministry of Defence (Finance) at the level of Additional Secretary by in situ upgradation of the post held by him, as a measure personal to him, for the balance period of his Central deputation tenure i.e. till 04-05-2021, in partial modification of the earlier order dated 12-05-2020 appointing him as Additional Secretary and Financial
Adviser, DIo Agricultural Research and Education.