Gujarat: Chief Secretary’s service extended by six months
- Pallavi Priya
- Published on 18 Aug 2020, 8:11 am IST
- 2 minutes read
Anil Mukim who was appointed at the position in November 2019. And he will continue his services till February 2021.
Chief Secretary of Gujarat government Anil Mukim’s tenure has been extended by six months. The 1985-batch officer was due to superannuate at the end of this month. However, two weeks before his retirement the Government of Indian approved the proposal for his term’s extension sent by the Gujarat government.
Mukim was serving in the Government of Indian as the secretary (Mines) before being appointed as the CS of his parent cadre. He took over the position in November 2019 by replacing Arvind Agarwal. With this extension, Mukim will now serve the current position till February 2021. His term was expected to be extended as the state is struggling due to Corona Crisis. At this crucial time, replacement on top position would have disturb the state’s fight against Corona. The total positive cases of Covid-19 in state has touched the mark of 79710 in the state while 14315 are still active.
Senior officer Mukim has experience various fields starting from health to finance. During his service, he has served on various crucial position in Gujarat and in Union Government. The Vibrant Gujarat Summit and other events will be conducted under his leadership. He has also served as the Commissioner of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation and has been appointed as the Additional Chief Secretary, General Administration department. He served on the position till February 2016.
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