New Delhi: CBSE Chairperson Anita Karwal was on Sunday appointed as Secretary in the Department of Education and Literacy. Also Read - CBSE Board Exam 2021: Plea Filed In Supreme Court To Cancel Class 12 Exams

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved Anita’s appointment. Also Read - CBSE Class 12 Board Exams 2021: Cancelled or Postponed? Education Ministry, CBSE Official Issue Clarification. Read Their Latest Statement Here

The committee has also extended, by three months, service of Union Health Secretary Preeti Sudan. A 1983-batch IAS officer from the Andhra Pradesh cadre, Sudan was to retire on April 30. Also Read - CBSE Class 12 Board Exam 2021 Likely to be Cancelled, Says Report | Read Latest Updates

“Anita Karwal, IAS, Chairperson, Central Board of Secondary Education, has been appointed as Secretary, Department of School Education and Literacy, Ministry of Human Resource Development vice Amit Khare, IAS, presently holding the additional charge of the post,” the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pension said.