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JS Mathur promoted as special secretary in I&B Ministry

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NEW DELHI: Senior Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Jitendra Shankar Mathur has been promoted as Special Secretary in the Information and Broadcasting Ministry.

 

Mathur was until now serving as additional secretary in the same Ministry and was also heading the Task Force for the Digital Addressable System (DAS) for the final two phases. He was also overseeing the auction of the first stage of FM Phase III.

 

An officer from Madhya Pradesh cadre in the 1982 batch, Mathur now joins the Selection Grade.

 

His tenure on deputation to the Centre ends on 30 October this year.

 

The post of special secretary is often referred to as officer-in-waiting for appointment as secretary in the Union Government.

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