New Delhi, Oct 16 :
Rajiv Mehrishi, a 1978 batch Indian Administrative Service officer with Rajasthan cadre, has been named secretary in the Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance.
His batch mate, Arvind Mayaram, also from Rajasthan, whom he replaces, has been shifted to the tourism ministry as secretary, an official communique said.
Among other secretary-level changes, the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet cleared the names of Ashok Kumar Angurana as secretary in the Ministry of Panchayati Raj, and Vinod Agrawal as secretary in the scheduled caste commission.
These officers apart, Prabhu Dayal Meena is secretary in the department for welfare of former defence servicemen, Alok Rawat, the secretary in the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, and Anuj Kumar Bishnoi the secretary in the Ministry of Water Resources.