K. Sanjay Murthy appointed joint secretary in I&B

NEW DELHI: Senior Indian Administrative Service officer K Sanjay Murthy has been appointed as the joint secretary in the Information and Broadcasting Ministry (I&B).


A 1989 officer from the Himachal Pradesh cadre, he was until now principal secretary (Food & civil supplies, Transport, & Technical Education) in the state of Himachal Pradesh.


His appointment took effect from 21 November and will continue until 20 November 2019 or until further orders, whichever is earlier.


Ministry sources said that Murthy was expected to be given charge of films, as Raghuvendra Singh is due for transfer as his term is over. 

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