Senior IAS officer appointed as Secretary to Arvind Kejriwal

New Delhi(PTI): Senior IAS officer Rajendra Kumar was appointed as the Secretary of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday.

A 1989 batch IAS officer, who was also Secretary to Kejriwal during his previous sting as CM, is an IIT, Delhi, alumnus like Kejriwal. He was also Secretary in Urban Development Department and handled various departments including Power and Transport.

Another IAS officer Vasantha Kumar N was appointed Additional Secretary to Kejriwal. Kumar, who is a 2004 batch IAS officer, was Director of NRHM and held several other posts.

Apart from Vasantha Kumar N, Narendra Kumar, a 1988 batch IAS officer will hold the additional charge of Principal Secretary in Urban Development department and OSD (Swachh Bharat Abhiyan).