Ranchi: Newly appointed chief secretary of Jharkhand Rajiv Gauba assumed office today. The 1982 batch IAS officer Gauba reached Ranchi from New Delhi and met the chief minister soon after his arrival.
Deputy Commissioner Vinay Kumar Chowbey welcomed Rajiv Gauba at BirsaMunda airport and headed for the State secretariat. At the very outset Gauba met the CM at Project Bhavan.
Talking to media persons after assuming the post of chief secretary Gauba said that he would work towards executing development projects on the ground in full coordination with all departments.
Gauba said that he would monitor for time-bound execution of development schemes by the concerned departments.
Earlier in the day the chief secretary held high-level meeting with administrative officials in his official chamber and took stock of ongoing development projects.
It may be mentioned here the CM had this past week removed Sajal Chakraborty from the post of chief secretary and appointed Rajiv Gauba in the post.