The central government
on Wednesday made some top-level bureaucratic changes, appointing Yudhvir Singh
as Chairman, National Highways Authority of India, and making four senior-level
appointments.

According to an
official statement, Rajiv Yadav, a 1981-batch IAS officer, has been appointed
as Secretary, Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs.

Ameising Luikham, a
1981-batch IAS officer, is now an Officer-on-Special Duty (OSD) in the Ministry
of Minority Affairs. Luikham moves in following superannuation of incumbent OSD
Rakesh Garg of 1980 batch.

Susheel Kumar, who is
serving as Secretary, Department of Border Management in the Ministry of Home
Affairs, has been as appointed Secretary in the Ministry of Coal.

Anoop Kumar Srivastava,
a 1981-batch IAS officer, has been appointed as Officer-on-Special Duty in the
Ministry of Tribal Affairs. The officer take over as OSD on superannuation of
incumbent officer Shyam S. Agarwal.