Rajiv Mehrishi, 1978 batch IAS of Rajasthan cadre, has been appointed as the Union Home secretary. He succeeded LC Goyal who had sought voluntary retirement from government service due to personal reasons.
Om Prakash Rawat was appointed as the Election Commissioner of India. He is a 1977 batch Indian Administrative Services (IAS) officer of Madhya Pradesh cadre. His appointment will come into effect from the day he assumes office.
Ajay Mathur was on 24 July 2015 appointed as the Director-General (DG) of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI). He succeeded RK Pachauri who was removed from the top most position over sexual harassment charges.
Veena Jain was on 29 May 2015 appointed as Director General (news) in Doordarshan. She succeeded senior Indian Information Service (IIS) officer Akshay Rout. Her appointment was approved by the Union Ministry of information and broadcasting (I&B).