New Delhi: Om Prakash Rawat has been appointed as the new Secretary in the Department of Public Enterprises (DPE) which falls under the Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises.
    
This was approved by the Appointment Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) on March 30, 2012.
    
Rawat, a 1977 batch IAS Officer from Madhya Pradesh cadre, would replace D R S Chaudhary who has been appointed as the new Secretary in the Ministry of Steel.
    
Prior to this, 58-year old Rawat was the Vice-Chairman of the Bhopal-based Narmada Valley Development Authority (NVDA).
    
He has also served as Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Defence.

(Agencies)