IAS officer Vineet Joshi assigned charge of CBSE chairman

CBSE chairman Manoj Ahuja was appointed as the OSD in the department of agriculture and farmers welfare

IAS officer Vineet Joshi assigned charge of CBSE chairman IAS officer Vineet Joshi appointed as CBSE chairman
Press Trust of India | Feb 14, 2022 - 11:20 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: Vineet Joshi, additional secretary in the ministry of education, has been assigned the charge of Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) chairman, officials said on Monday. The development comes following relinquishing of charge by former CBSE chairman Manoj Ahuja after he was appointed as the OSD in the department of agriculture and farmers welfare.

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"Consequent upon reliving of Manoj Ahuja from the post of CBSE chairman, the charge has been assigned to Vineet Joshi, additional secretary, ministry of education, in addition to his existing assignments," a senior MoE official said. A 1992-batch IAS officer of the Manipur cadre, Joshi has previously served as chairman of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). He is also the director-general of the National Testing Agency (NTA).

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"Consequent upon relieving of Shri Manoj Ahuja, IAS(OR:1990) from the post of Chairman, CBSE w.e.f 14.02.2022 (A/N) vide office order dated 14.02.2022, the charge of Chairman, CBSE is assigned to Shri Vineet Joshi, Additional Secretary, Department of Higher Education in addition to his existing assignments. This issues with the approval of the competent authority," says an official order issued by the ministry of education.

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