Amit Khare assumes charge as I&B Secretary

Amit Khare assumes charge as I&B Secretary

NEW DELHI: Amit Khare, a 1985-batch IAS officer of the Jharkhand cadre, on Monday assumed charge as Secretary in the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting for a second time.nnKhare, who was appointed Secretary in the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting for the first time in May 2018, was replaced by Ravi Mittal in December last year.nnIn a bureaucratic reshuffle on Sunday, Higher Education Secretary Amit Khare was given additional charge of the I&B Ministry, while Mittal was shifted to the Department of Sports.nnKhare, who has been an old hand in the I&B Ministry, comes in at a time the media industry’s finances have been hit hard due to the coronavirus pandemic. He will also have a crucial role in dissemination of information related with the pandemic.nnSource: Press Trust of India

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