Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba appointed as Cabinet Secretary; to take charge from 30 August

  • Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba was on Wednesday appointed as the next Cabinet Secretary for a tenure of two years

  • Gauba, a 1982-batch IAS officer of the Jharkhand cadre, will replace PK Sinha

  • He will initially join as the Officer on Special Duty in the Cabinet Secretariat, before he takes over the charge of the country's top bureaucratic

New Delhi: Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba was on Wednesday appointed as the next Cabinet Secretary for a tenure of two years.

Gauba, a 1982-batch IAS officer of the Jharkhand cadre, will initially join as the Officer on Special Duty in the Cabinet Secretariat, before he takes over the charge of the country's top bureaucratic from the incumbent PK Sinha.

"The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of Rajiv Gauba, IAS (Jharkhand cadre, 1982) as Cabinet Secretary with a tenure of two years from 30 August, 2019 or until further orders, whichever is earlier."

"The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has also approved the appointment of Rajiv Gauba as Officer on Special Duty in the Cabinet Secretariat from the date of his assumption of charge till he takes over as Cabinet Secretary," said an official order.

Updated Date: Aug 21, 2019 22:21:50 IST