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Rajiv Gauba takes over as Secretary (Urban Development)

Rajiv Gauba, IAS (Jharkhand cadre-1982 batch) today took over as Secretary to the Government of India in the Ministry of Urban Development.  Shri Gauba has wide-ranging experience in senior positions at policy making and programme implementation in the Central and State Governments and in international organisations. Hailing from Punjab, the 1959 born Shri Gauba is a physics graduate from Patna University. 
He was Chief Secretary, Jharkhand for 15 months before joining the central government today. Earlier, Shri Gauba served in the central government in the Ministries of Home, Defence, Finance, Environment and Forests and Department of Electronics and Information Technology in senior positions.  Shri Gauba also served in the International Monetary Fund representing the Country for four years on the Board of IMF.  He was Collector and District Magistrate for 7 years in the districts of Gaya, Nalanda and Muzaffarpur.