CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ - 2019
Who among the following has been named as the Special Secretary to President Ram Nath Kovind?
A)
Avinash K. Srivastava
B)
Gargi Kaul
C)
Anup Wadhawan
D)
E L S N Bala Prasad

Correct Answer : Option (D) - E L S N Bala Prasad

Note : According to the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet, Government of India(GoI), E L S N Bala Prasad, a 1986 batch IAS officer of Bihar cadre has been upgraded to the rank of Special Secretary to President Ram Nath Kovind in the rank under Central Staffing Scheme. He was earlier served as Officer on Special Duty(OSD) to the President. As per the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet, Government of India(GoI), Director General (DG)of Civil Aviation Security Rakesh Asthana (1984-batch Gujarat cadre officer) has been given the additional charge of the DG of Narcotics Control Bureau(NCB) for a period of 6 months. He will take additional charge as DG, NCB for a period of 6 months from the assumption of charge till the appointment of a regular incumbent or until further orders.