Senior IAS officer appointed as new chief secretary of Rajasthan

Vastavam web: Senior IAS officer Ashok Jain was appointed the new chief secretary of Rajasthan in place of O P Meena, who retired today.The 1981-batch IAS officer was the additional chief secretary of social justice and empowerment department, tribal area development, women and child development and the chairman of Rajasthan Skill and Livelihood Development Corporation.He is an MSc in management and implementation of development project and BE in electronics and communication.

The state government also transferred a number of IAS officers. Rajhans Upadhyay was transferred as additional chief secretary of higher, technical and Sanskrit education department and school education, Devendra Bhushan Gupta as additional chief secretary finance, excise and tax department.