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Shri Rajiv Gauba

Shri Rajiv Gauba
Shri Rajiv Gauba

Brief profile

Shri Rajiv Gauba (born on August 15, 1959) has taken over as Union Home Secretary w.e.f. 31st August, 2017.

Shri Gauba joined the Ministry of Home Affairs as Officer on Special Duty (Home Secretary Designate) on June 27, 2017.

Prior to this, he was Secretary, Ministry of Urban Development.

Earlier, in Government of India, he has worked in the Ministries of Home Affairs, Defence, Environment & Forests and Electronics and Information Technology. Shri Gauba has also served as Chief Secretary, Government of Jharkhand and in the International Monetary Fund (IMF) representing the country for four years on the Board of IMF.

Belonging to Punjab, Shri Gauba is a Physics graduate and is a 1982- batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer of Jharkhand cadre.