The Punjab govt on Friday appointed 1987-batch Punjab cadre IAS officer Vini Mahajan as the new Chief Secretary, changing Karan Avtar Singh. Mahajan turns into the initial woman Main Secretary of the state.
1984 batch officer Karan Avtar Singh has been posted as Special Chief Secretary of Governance Reforms.
The only Punjab cadre officer at the moment in the state who is empanelled to hold the posture as Secretary with the authorities of India, Mahajan was till now serving as Added Chief Secretary with the Investment Advertising, Industries and Commerce, Details Technological innovation and Governance Reforms and Public Grievances.
Details about IAS Officer Vini Mahajan, the first girl Chief Secretary of Punjab
Vini Mahajan has been playing a essential purpose in steering the condition government’s reaction to the Covid-19 disaster as Chairman of the Well being Sector Response and Procurement Committee.
An economics graduate from Girl Shri Ram Faculty, Delhi University, and a postgraduate from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Calcutta, she was pivotal in the state’s achievement in attracting above Rs 20,000 crore new investments each 12 months during her tenure in Financial investment Marketing and Industries and Commerce office.
In point, it was with her at the helm of the office that Punjab participated for the initial time in the Globe Financial Discussion board at Davos in 2019, and held a remarkably thriving Trader Summit, with concentrate on MSMEs, in December 2019.
She served in the office of then Key Minister Manmohan Singh from 2005-2012 and handled matters relating to finance, business and commerce, telecom, IT, and so forth.
She was element of the main crew of the central authorities that put collectively India’s domestic reaction, in the course of and following the 2008 international economic crisis. She also participated in the worldwide response by means of the G-20 system.