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I&B ministry gets new secretary in Ravi Mittal

Amit Khare has been shifted to the department of higher education as secretary.

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MUMBAI: There’s change at the top of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (I&B). The appointments committee of the cabinet today approved the appointment of Ravi Mittal as the I&B secretary.  Mittal will replace outgoing secretary Amit Khare who has been shifted to the department of higher education as secretary.

Mittal was earlier the special secretary in the department of financial services, Ministry of Finance. It was only in July this year that Mittal had been promoted from his post as additional secretary from the Ministry of Finance.

He is a 1986 batch Indian Administrative Services officer of the Bihar cadre. Previously, he has worked as principal secretary (finance), Bihar.

Khare had been appointed to the secretary’s post on 31 May 2018.

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