Senior bureaucrat Rajesh Bhushan took cost because the Union well being secretary on Friday. He’ll succeed Preeti Sudan, who was given a three-month extension in April and demitted workplace on Friday.
“Rajesh Bhushan, IAS (Bihar:1987) took cost as Secretary, Ministry of Well being and Household Welfare on superannuation of Preeti Sudan, at Nirman Bhawan right now,” the well being ministry stated.
Mr Bhushan was appointed well being secretary as a part of a minor top-level bureaucratic reshuffle final Friday, in response to a Personnel Ministry order.
A 1987 batch Bihar cadre IAS officer, he was appointed Officer on Particular Responsibility within the Ministry of Well being in April this 12 months.
The well being ministry is on the forefront of the combat towards the novel coronavirus pandemic.