Apurva Chandra is new I&B Secy


The Appointments Committee of the Cupboard has appointed Apurva Chandra, serving because the Secretary, Union Ministry of Labour and Employment since October 2020, as the brand new Secretary, Union Ministry of Data and Broadcasting.

Earlier than the Labour and Employment Ministry, Chandra had served because the Particular Director Normal, Defence Acquisition, within the Ministry of Defence, “a place the place he performed a key function in contributing in direction of Atma Nirbhar Bharat by way of larger defence acquisition from home trade and on the similar time protecting Defence Forces geared up with all its difficult necessities,” a press release had mentioned final 12 months.