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Senior bureaucrat B Anand appointed secretary of National Commission for Minorities

Anand, a 1987-batch IAS officer of Tamil Nadu cadre, is at present additional secretary and financial advisor, the department of science and technology.

Published: 27th January 2020 05:53 PM  |   Last Updated: 27th January 2020 05:53 PM   |  A+A-

National Commission for Minorities

By PTI

NEW DELHI: Senior bureaucrat B Anand was on Monday appointed as the secretary of National Commission for Minorities, according to a personnel ministry order.

Anand, a 1987-batch IAS officer of Tamil Nadu cadre, is at present additional secretary and financial advisor, the department of science and technology.

He is also holding additional charge of financial advisor, department of biotechnology and ministry of earth sciences.

His batchmate from Madhya Pradesh cadre, Sanjay Kumar Singh, has been appointed as additional secretary, department of agricultural research & education and secretary, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, the order said.

Singh is currently additional secretary, the ministry of panchayati raj.

Neelam Shammi Rao will be director general (training), the ministry of skill development and entrepreneurship.

Rao, a 1992-batch IAS officer, is working in her cadre state Madhya Pradesh.

"The officer will also hold the additional charge of the post of director-general, national institute for entrepreneurship and small business development," it said.

Her cadre and batch-mate V L Kantha Rao has been appointed as additional secretary, department of defence production.

Rao is currently posted in Madhya Pradesh.

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