Senior IAS official Amit Khare took the additional charge of Secretary of Department of School Education and Literacy. He is holding this charge on a temporary basis, for a tenure of 8 days from October 24 to November 1. He is currently holding the charge of Secretary, Department of Higher Education. He had also served on the post of Information and Broadcasting Secretary.
The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet handed over the charge to Khare in the absence on leave of Anita Karwal.
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