Retired IAS Amit Khare, who exposed the multi-billion-dollar fodder scam, has been appointed as an advisor to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Amit Khare retired from the post of Higher Education Secretary on 30 September this year. Amit Khare was the first to uncover the fodder scam and lodged the first FIR during his tenure as the Deputy Commissioner of West Singhbhum in unified Bihar. In this case many high profile politicians, officer-suppliers went to jail and also punished.
Amit Khare has been the secretary of the Department of Human Resources and Information Broadcasting
An order has been issued by the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions regarding the appointment of 1985 batch IS officer Amit Khare as advisor to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. IAS Amit Khare has also been the secretary of the Department of Human Resources and Information Broadcasting before this. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet approved the proposal to appoint Amit Khare as an advisor to the PM. His contractual appointment in the PMO was given at the rank and scale of Secretary to the Government of India. He will remain in this position for two years.
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1985 batch IAS officer took up many important responsibilities
Amit Khare’s contribution as an officer of the Indian Administrative Service for nearly 36 years was memorable. Wherever he gave his service, people still remember him as an honest and conscientious officer. Along with discharging many important responsibilities in Jharkhand and Bihar government, India’s New Education Policy 2020 was implemented under his leadership.
India’s new education policy 2020 implemented under the leadership of Amit Khare
Experts have described this policy as a master plan to make India a world leader. Amit Khare made many revolutionary changes in the field of higher education. Emphasized on making institutes of national importance like IITs, IIMs world class. He also held the additional charge of the Union Information and Broadcasting Secretary for a long time.