Chandra Bhushan Kumar : New Deputy Election Commissioner

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Senior bureaucrat Chandra Bhushan Kumar has been appointed as Deputy Election Commissioner as part of a major bureaucratic reshuffle by the government. Bhushan, a 1995 batch IAS officer of union territories cadre, has been appointed to the post for five years, an order issued by the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) said.

A total of 13 officers have been appointed as joint secretaries in different central government departments. S K Shahi and Krishna Bahadur Singh have been appointed as joint secretaries in Home Ministry. Shahi is a Central Secretariat Service (CSS) officer and Singh belongs to Indian Forest Service (IFoS). 

E Ramesh Kumar has been appointed in Kishore’s place in the Animal Husbandry Department. 

Bhushan, a 1995 batch IAS officer of union territories cadre, has been appointed to the post for five years, an order issued by the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) said.

Anurag Agarwal, at present working as Joint Secretary in the Department of Economic Affairs, has been moved to the Ministry of Corporate Affairs in the same capacity.