Rajiv Gauba takes over as India’s new Home Secretary

Rajiv Gauba takes over as India’s new Home Secretary

NEW DELHI: harkhand cadre-1982 batch IAS officer Rajiv Gauba today took over as Secretary to the Government of India in the Ministry of Home Affairs.nnGauba joined the Ministry of Home Affairs as Officer on Special Duty on June 27, 2017 and took charge as the Union Home Secretary upon the superannuation of Rajiv Mehrishi.nnPrior to this,Gauba was Secretary in the Ministry of Urban Development.nnHe has wide-ranging experience in senior positions in the Central and State Governments and in international organisations. Hailing from Punjab, the 1959 born Shri Gauba is a Physics graduate.nnHe has worked as Chief Secretary, Jharkhand. Earlier, Gauba served in the Central Government in the Ministries of Home, Defence, Environment and Forests and Department of Electronics and Information Technology.nnGauba also served in the International Monetary Fund representing the country for four years on the Board of IMF.

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