Cabinet Secretary of India’s appointment; ACC issues orders
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The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) on Friday extended the tenure of Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba, IAS of 82 batch of Jharkhand cadre for a period of one year beyond August 30, 2022.
This is Gauba’s second extension to the post. He was first appointed the Cabinet Secretary in 2019 for a term of two years. He received an extension in service in 2021.After today’s extension, this will be Gauba’s fourth year in office.
About Cabinet Secretary
The Cabinet Secretary is the top-most executive official and senior-most civil servant of the Government of India. The Cabinet Secretary is the ex-officio head of the Civil Services Board, the Cabinet Secretariat, the Indian Administrative Service (IAS), and all Civil Service of India work under the rules of business of the government.
The Cabinet Secretary is the senior-most cadre post of the Indian Administrative Service, ranking eleventh on the Indian order of precedence. The Cabinet Secretary is under the direct charge of the Prime Minister. Since 2010, the Cabinet Secretary’s term length was extended to a maximum of four years.