Alok Shukla’s tenure as Minister (PMI), WTO extended by 6 months
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS): The central government has extended the tenure of Alok Shukla, senior Indian Revenue Service (IRS), for another six months or until his successor replaces him from his current post as Minister (Customs), Permanent Mission of India (PMl) to the World Trade Organization. (WTO), Geneva under the Department of Commerce.
Shukla has held this post since May 2018. The new decree was issued by the Ministry of Personnel following the meeting of the Cabinet Appointments Committee (CAC), chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The ACC made the decision after Shukla completed her three-year tenure in the post.
The ACC on Monday approved the Commerce Department’s proposal to extend the tenure of Shukla, an IRS agent by lot from 1988.
Pursuant to the order, Shukla’s tenure has been extended for a period of “six months beyond June 17 of this year or until the successor joins the mission or until further notice, whichever comes first. contingency “.
In 2018, Shukla had replaced his main IRS and 1985, Vivek Johri after his retirement. In January 2017, Shukla was appointed PMI Advisor to the WTO in the Department of Commerce.