15 Sep :The Government, appointed Shri M. Madhavan Nambiar as Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation (on 13 September, 2008). He has been posted in place of Shri Ashok Chawla who has been appointed as Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance.
Prior to this, Shri M. Madhavan Nambiar was Special Secretary, Department of Information Technology, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology. He is a 1974 batch IAS officer of Tamil Nadu cadre.
Shri Ashok Chawla is expected to hand over charge to Shri M. Madhavan Nambiar on 17 September, 2008.