Rajiv Mehrishi appointed as new Home Secretary

By Abha Manakatala - Mon Aug 31, 11:00 am

Rajiv-Mehrishi-5635Rajiv Mehrishi, Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs in the Ministry of Finance will be the new Home Secretary.

An official release said Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the appointment of Mehrishi for a period of two years with effect from August 31.

Senior IAS officer Mehrishi has been appointed in place of incumbent L C Goyal, who sought voluntary retirement after taking over the charge seven months ago.

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