In a major reshuffle, Vipin Kumar, has been appointed as Joint Secretary Department of School Education & Literacy, Government of India. Vipin Kumar, IAS officer, Bihar 1996 batch who is presently posted as Resident Commissioner, Government of Bihar. He has been appointed on the post for a tenure of five years. Earlier, Sachin Sinha was holding the post.
The latest reshuffle of bureaucrats included 16 senior officials at the level of Joint Secretary in various departments. Notable among them are R. Jaya, an IAS officer of the Tamil Nadu cadre, as Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Maharashtra-cadre officer V. Radha as Joint Secretary in the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade, and Alaknanda Dayal, Punjab-cadre officer, as Joint Secretary in the Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare.