Former bureaucrat Amit Khare, who retired as the Higher Education Secretary last month, has been appointed as an advisor to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for two years. This information was given by the Ministry of Personnel on Tuesday.
Khare, a 1985-batch Jharkhand cadre officer of the Indian Administrative Service, retired on September 30 this year. Amit Khare’s tenure will be for two years. It was told by the Ministry of Personnel that he would be appointed on contract basis for two years.
According to the order, the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of Khare as Adviser to the Prime Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office on the post and pay scale of Secretary to the Government of India on contract basis initially for a period of two years.