12 junior officers removed from PMO, 16 new to join

New Delhi: The government on Monday ordered shifting of 12 assistant section officers from Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) to various ministries.

It also ordered appointment of 16 senior secretariat assistants from different ministries to the home ministry for their further posting in PMO.

The removed junior officers have been sent to defence, agriculture and cooperation, information and broadcasting, commerce, food and public distribution, higher education, petroleum and natural gas and road, transport and highways ministries, said an order issued by department of personnel and training (DoPT).

The 16 officers posted in the home ministry are from different ministries.