New Delhi. Senior Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Rajiv Gauba is set to be the next Union Home Secretary, an Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) press statement said June 21.
A Jharkhand cadre officer of 1982 batch, Mr Gauba will take over as Home Secretary on completion of tenure of the present incumbent Rajiv Mehrishi on 30.08.2017.
He has taken over as the Officer on Special Duty (OSD) in the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) with immediate effect. Prior to this appointment, Mr Gauba was Secretary in the Ministry of Urban development.