New Delhi: Senior IAS officer D K Bhalla may be appointed as Secretary in Lok Sabha Secretariat.
Bhalla is a 1986 batch IAS officer of Nagaland cadre. The Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC) has approved curtailment of Bhalla's tenure as Executive Director in Food Corporation of India, an order issued by the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) said.
His tenure has been curtailed with the stipulation that he may join as Secretary in Lok Sabha secretariat, on deputation basis, for a period of three years or until further orders, it said.
The ACC has also approved premature repatriation of Rajesh Kumar Khullar, Joint Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs to his parent cadre.
Khullar is a 1988 batch IAS officer of Haryana cadre. He has been repatriated without imposition of condition of extended cooling off, another DoPT order said.