Former Petroleum Secretary Tarun Kapoor Appointed Advisor To PM Modi


New Delhi: Former petroleum secretary Tarun Kapoor has been appointed as an advisor to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

“The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved appointment of Kapoor, as advisor to the Prime Minister, in the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), in the rank and scale of Secretary to Government of India, initially for a period of two years from the date of joining,” the Personnel Ministry said in an order issued on Monday.

A 1987-batch IAS officer of the Himachal Pradesh cadre, Kapoor superannuated as the secretary of the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas on November 30, 2021.

Senior bureaucrats Hari Ranjan Rao and Atish Chandra have been appointed as additional secretaries in the PMO.

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