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CBSE Chairperson Anita Karwal appointed as Secretary, Department of Education

April 28, 2020

CBSE Chairperson Anita Karwal was appointed as the Secretary in the Department of Education and Literacy, Ministery of Human resources Developement recently. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved her appointment. 

Amit Khare IAS, Secretary Higher Education, has been presently holding the additional charge of the post of Secretary. The Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pension said, “Anita Karwal, IAS, Chairperson, Central Board of Secondary Education, has been appointed as Secretary, Department of School Education and Literacy, Ministry of Human Resource Development vice Amit Khare, IAS, presently holding the additional charge of the post.”

Prior to joining CBSE, Karwal was posted as Additional Secretary in MHRD. Under her guidance, the CBSE conducted three annual board exams for class 10 and 12. She has also managed entrance exam for a year in 2017 before it was moved under the management of the National Testing Agency (NTA). She has been the Chairperson of CBSE for two year and is a 1988-batch IAS officer of Gujarat cadre.

Source: IANS

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