New Delhi: Anshu Vaish, an Indian Administrative Services (IAS) officer of the 1975 batch from Madhya Pradesh Cadre was appointed as Secretary in Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry. She will look after the Department of School Education & Literacy.
Vaish has replaced Arun Kumar Rath who retired on attaining the age of superannuation.
Earlier, Vaish was Director General, Archaeological Survey of India. She has also served in various other capacities in the state and Central Government departments including Department of School Education, Department of Culture, and Department of Women & Child Development.