New Delhi: The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has cleared continuation of the assignment of additional charge of the post of Chairperson, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India to Bhanu Pratap Sharma, IAS(BH:81), Secretary, Department of Health and Family Welfare for a period of three months beyond April 3, 2015 or till the appointment of a regular incumbent or until further orders, whichever is the earliest.
Extension of tenure of J.S. Deepak, IAS (UP:82), Additional Secretary, Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce & Industry for a period of six months beyond April 8, 2015 (from 9.4.2015 to 8.10.2015).
Appointment of Sushma Suri, Additional Secretary, Department of Legal Affairs for a period of one year on contract basis after her superannuation on March 31, 2015.
Upgradation of the Grade – l post presently held by Sibabrata Tripathi (IFS:79) to that of Secretary (Special Assignment) and Appointment of Sibabrata Tripathi to the upgraded post until May 31, 2015, where after the post would return to its original Grade-1 position.