Gujarat CM’s Principal Secretary appointed as Executive Director in World Bank
Kumari S. Aparna, an IAS officer from Gujarat cadre and the Principal Secretary to the state Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, has been appointed as the Executive Director, World Bank headquartered in Washington DC, United States. She will represent India and its neighboring countries Bangladesh, Bhutan and Sri Lanka for three years period. The order was issued by the Department of Personnel and Training (Dopt).
Apart from Principal Secretary, she served as Economic Affairs, Surat Municipal Commissioner and Joint Secretary, Urban Development at the centre. At the top financial institution, she will replace Subhash Garg, who was recently appointed as Economic Affairs Secretary, Ministry of Finance.