Senior bureaucrat Nidhi Chibber has been appointed as the chairperson of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) in the wake of senior-level bureaucratic rearrangement effected by the Centre. Chibber, a 1994 batch IAS officer of Chhattisgarh cadre, is currently Additional Secretary, Ministry of Heavy Industries. In an order issued by the Personnel Ministry, Nidhi Chhibber is being appointed as the Chairperson of CBSE in the rank and pay of Additional Secretary to the Government of India. Chhibber has done MA in History and has also obtained LLB degree. Apart from this, she has pursued PG Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights.