Rajeev Nayan Choubey takes over as new Civil Aviation Secretary

June 10, 2015
Rajiv Nayan Choubey, Secretary Ministry of Civil Aviation

Rajeev Nayan Choubey on Friday took over as the new Civil Aviation Secretary. Choubey, a 1981-batch IAS officer of Tamil Nadu cadre, took over the charge at the Ministry from V Somasundaran from 05 June 2015, Ministry officials said.

He is the third Civil Aviation Seceratry at Rajiv Gandhi Bhawan after the formation of the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre in May last year. Prior to becoming the Civil Aviation Secretary, Choubey was Additional Secretary in the Power Ministry.

Somasundaran, a 1979-batch Kerala cadre IAS officer, who had joined the Civil Aviation ministry last September has been shifted to the Ministry of Women and Child Development as its Seceratry.