Punjab Cadre Namdeorao Zade likely to be appointed next Finance Secretary of UT

  • | Tuesday | 22nd September, 2020

UT Home Secretary Arun Kumar Gupta said they were yet to receive a communication in this regard from the Centre.

Punjab-cadre IAS officer Namdeorao Zade is likely to be appointed as the next Finance Secretary of Chandigarh.

AK Sinha presided over the post if Finance Secretary till September 1 completing a three-year deputation with the UT.

News reports suggest that the Union Home Ministry had cleared the name of the 2002-batch officer for the post of Finance Secretary. Now, the Department of Personnel and Training would issue a formal order in this regard.

Reports also suggest that Zade is the first choice of UT Administrator VP Singh Badnore among a panel of three IAS officers of the Punjab cadre.

The other two officers are Kumar Rahul (2000 batch) and Arun Sekhri (2004 batch).

Among the three, Rahul was the seniormost in the panel the Punjab Government had sent for the post.

UT Home Secretary Arun Kumar Gupta said they were yet to receive a communication in this regard from the Centre.



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