Jaideep Govind appointed Secretary General, NHRC

NEW DELHI: Senior bureaucrat Jaideep Govind was on Friday appointed Secretary General, National Human Rights Commission, according to an order issued by personnel Ministry.

Govind, a 1984 batch IAS officer of Madhya Pradesh cadre, is at present Special Secretary and Financial Adviser in Ministry of Rural Development.

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved his appointment as the Secretary General, NHRC, the order said.

In another order, the Personnel Ministry said that P N Sukul will be Secretary, National Commission for Minorities (NCM). (AGENCIES)