Lateral Recruitment to Senior Positions in the Government of India

New Delhi : The Department of Personnel & Training (DoP&T) requested the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on 14.12.2020 and 12.02.2021 to select suitable persons to join the Government at the level of Joint Secretary/ Director/ Deputy Secretary in various Ministries/ Departments of the Government of India on Contract/Deputation basis.

The UPSC launched Online Recruitment Application for Joint Secretary/ Director level Posts on 06.02.2021 with closing date as 22.03.2021 and for Deputy Secretary Level Posts on 20.03.2021 with closing date as 03.05.2021. In response, a total of 295 applications for Joint Secretary Level Posts, 1247 applications for Director Level Posts and 489 applications for Deputy Secretary Level Posts were received.

On the basis of the Online Application Forms submitted by the candidates, the Union Public Service Commission shortlisted 231 candidates for the interviews. The interviews were conducted from 27th September to 8th October 2021 and 31 candidates have been recommended as per the enclosed list.

List of Recommended Candidates

Lateral Recruitments

S.No.

Post

Ministry

Name of the recommended candidate (Shri/Ms)

Joint Secretary

Joint Secretary, Department of Agriculture Cooperation and Farmers Welfare

Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare

Samuel Praveen Kumar

Joint Secretary, Department of Commerce

Ministry of Commerce and Industry

Manish Chadha

Joint Secretary, Department of Revenue

Ministry of Finance

Balasubramanian Krishnamurthy

Director

Director(Agriculture Marketing), Department of Agriculture,Cooperation and Farmers Welfare

Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare

Kapil Ashok Bendre

Director(Exports Marketing), Department of Commerce

Ministry of Commerce and Industry

NeerajGaba

Director(Logistics), Department of Commerce

Ministry of Commerce and Industry

SagarRameshraoKadu

Director (Cyber Security in Financial Sector), Department of Economic Affairs

Ministry of Finance

Prabhu Narayan

Director( Digital Economy and Fin Tech), Department of Economic Affairs

Ministry of Finance

HarshaBhowmik

Director (Financial Market), Department of Economic Affairs

Ministry of Finance

Shekhar Chaudhary

Director(Banking), Department of Financial Services

Ministry of Finance

HardikMukeshSheth

Director(Insurance),Department of Financial Services

Ministry of Finance

MandakiniBalodhi

Director(Arbitration and Conciliation Laws), Department of Legal Affairs

Ministry of Law and Justice

Avnit Singh Arora

Director (Cyber Laws), Department of Legal Affairs

Ministry of Law and Justice

Haimanti Bhattacharya

Director(Warehouse Expertise), Department of Food and Public Distribution

Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution

Mateshwari Prasad Mishra

Director (Edu Tech), Department of Higher Education

Ministry of Education

Gaurav Singh

Director(ICT Edu), Department of School Education & Literacy

Ministry of Education

Edla Naveen Nicolas

Director (Media Management), Department of School Education & Literacy

Ministry of Education

Mukta Agarwal

Director (Water Management), Department of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation

Ministry of Jal Shakti

Shiv Mohan Dixit

Director (Maternal Health Issues)

Ministry of Health & Family Welfare

Govind Kumar Bansal

Director (New Technology for Highway Development)

Ministry of Road Transport and Highways

Bidur Kant Jha

Director (Aviation Management)

Ministry of Civil Aviation

Avik Bhattacharyya

Director (Innovation in Education Entrepreneurship)

Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship

SandeshMadhavraoTilekar

Deputy Secretary

Deputy Secretary (Foundational Literacy and Numeracy Mission), Department of School Education and Literacy.

Ministry of Education

Reetu Chandra

Deputy Secretary (Environment Policy)

Ministry of Environment Forests and Climate Change.

RuchikaDrall

Deputy Secretary (Information Technologies)

Ministry of Statistics &Programme Implementation

Soumendu Ray

Deputy Secretary (Iron & Steel Industry)

Ministry of Steel

Sarathy Raja G

Deputy Secretary (Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code)

Ministry of Corporate Affairs

Rajan Jain

Deputy Secretary (Mining Legislation and Policy)

Ministry of Mines

Dheeraj Kumar

Deputy Secretary (Sagarmala and PPP)

Ministry of Ports Shipping and Waterways.

Rajesh Asati

Deputy Secretary (Manufacturing Sector)

Ministry of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises

Gaurav Kishor Joshi

Deputy Secretary (Electricity Distribution)

Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs.

Jamiruddin Ansari