The Punjab government has sent three names for the post of Finance Secretary to Chandigarh Administration. Present Finance Secretary V K Singhs term is to end in January 2014. Those whose names have been sent include Anurag Aggarwal,Sarvjit Singh and Hussan Lal.
Aggarwal is a 1990 batch IAS officer. He is at present posted at MD of Punjab Infrastructure Development Board. Meanwhile Sarvjit Singh is a 1992 batch IAS officer who is at present posted as Secretary Revenue. Husan Lal,a 1995 batch officer is the MD Punjab Systems Corporation.
A total of eight officers had shown interest in joining as the UT Finance Secretary when the Punjab government had sought names for the same. Of the eight,the names of three have been sent to the Chandigarh Administration for selection.
Meanwhile,the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) has returned to the Punjab government the three-member panel for the post of the MD CITCO,for Vigilance clearance. These include Kavita M Singh,Harbhupinder Nanda and Arunjit Singh Miglani. The DOPT said since the panel was sent several months ago and a considerable amount of time has lapsed,a fresh vigilance clearance of the officers is required.