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Senior IAS officer VK Janjua appointed Chief Secretary of Punjab

PUNJAB NEWSLINE | July 05, 2022 10:40 PM

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Government today replaced the Chief Seretary Anirudh Tiwari and appointed senior IAS officer V.K.Janjua as new Chief Secretary.

Tiwari is appointed Director General, Mahatma Gandhi State Institute of Public Administration.

Janjua is a dynamic officer who holds the degrees of Electronics and Law. He did Engineering in Electronics from Punjab Engineering College Chandigarh. A native of Pathankot in Punjab, Janjua passed his LLB from Panjab University during his job. He also did MBA with Finance major from IGNOU New Delhi.

Prior to his new assignment, Janjua was holding the charge of Special Chief Secretary, Jails in addition to Special Chief Secretary, Elections.

He got selected in IAS in 1989 with All India 12th Rank and was allotted Punjab Cadre. He also pursued MA in International Development Policies from Duke University USA.

Janjua is not only a bureacrat, he is also a spoorts lover and a weight lifter who lifted 250 Kg in National Master's Men Classic Power Lifting Championship.

Jamjua jas vast experience of handling various departments in Punjab Government besides working in center government for three years as Director Industries in the department of Industrial police and promotion.

 
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