Points to Remember:
- Ashok Malik, former press secretary to the president, has been appointed as policy advisor in the Ministry of External Affairs with the rank of additional secretary, an order by the Department of Personnel and Training.
- Ashok Malik’s pay and allowances will be as of an additional secretary rank officer in the government of India, for a period of two years “with effect from the date of assumption of charge of the post or until further orders, whichever is earlier by temporarily upgrading a post of Director in the Indian Foreign Service Grade IV of IFS to Additional Secretary level in the ministry
- Ashok Malik was press secretary to President Ram Nath Kovind for a two-year term which ended earlier this year.
Important Possible questions based on above News:
- Who has been appointed as policy advisor in the Ministry of External Affairs with the rank of additional secretary? Ashok Malik