Srinagar, May 27 : Arun Kumar Mehta (IAS) has been appointed a new Chief Secretary of Jammu and Kashmir.
In this regard Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla in an order issued here, said that Mehta will take over as Chief Secretary, J&K from the date that B.V.R. Subrahmanyam relinquishes the charge, and until further orders.
“The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC), vide its order dated 27.05.2021, has approved the appointment of B.V.R. Subrahmanyam, IAS (CG: 1987), Chief Secretary, Jammu & Kashmir (J&K), as Officer on Special Duty (OSD) in the Department of Commerce, Government of India.
The ACC has also approved his appointment as Secretary, Department of Commerce, upon the superannuation of the present incumbent on 30.06.2021,” reads the order, a copy of which lies with GNS.
Pursuant to the order, the order said that it has been decided with the approval of the Competent Authority that Arun Kumar Mehta, IAS (AGMUT: 1988) will take over as Chief Secretary, J&K from the date that B.V.R. Subrahmanyam relinquishes the charge, and until further orders.
“Orders to this effect may be issued by the Government of Jammu & Kashmir,” the order added. (GNS)