Mr Ravi Kant 1984 batch IAS Officer from Bihar cadre is the new Shipping
Secretary. He succeeds Mr Rajiev Kumar who is going back to the parent cadre
Uttar Pradesh following major reshuffle of the top level bureacrats cleared by
the Appointments committee of the Union Cabinet.
Mr Rajiev Kumar is tipped to become the new Chief secretary of Uttar
Pradesh where a government has been formed by Bharatiya Janata party recently.
Mr Ravi Kant was Additional Secretary in the Defense Department till
recently before being appointed as Shipping secretary.
Mr Yudhvir Singh Malik currently Chairman of National Highways Authority of
India is the new secretary of the Roads and Highways department.
Deepak Kumar currenty Director General ESI Corporation will be the chairman of
the National Highways authority of India.