Of them, a highest of 17 are working in Defence Ministry, 13 in Higher Education, seven in Health and Family Welfare, and six each in Commerce, Food and Public Distribution, Revenue and Rural Development departments, an order issued yesterday by DoPT said.
Of the total, one each are also working in crucial departments like National Intelligence Grid (Natgrid), National Security Council Secretariat.
Five Deputy Secretaries each, whose services are being reviewed, are in Labour and Employment, Environment, Forests and Climate Change and four in Labour and Employment, three each in DoPT, Industrial Policy and Promotion and Textiles and two each in Legal Affairs, Food processing Industries, Financial Services, Civil Aviation and Ayush ministries, respectively.
The move is part of instructions from Cabinet Secretary Pradeep Kumar Sinha that emphasised the need for rotation of officers working in sensitive and non-sensitive posts and call for a review of non-performing officers to ensure probity among government servants.

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