The Goa government earlier this month gave it consent to relive IAS officer Ravi Jha from the State Administration. According to Under Secretary (Personnel) Shashank V. Thakur, Jha has been transferred as officer on special duty (OSD) for Minister of State Prime Minister Office headed by Dr. Jitendra Singh. He is officially relieved on 14th February.
Jha, will also hold charge as OSD to Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions & Atomic Energy and Space science. “He has been appointed for an initial period of three years at under Secretary level and thereafter at Deputy Secretary level with effect from July 1, or from the date of the upgrading of the post, whichever is later consequently extending his tenure to the fourth year with effect from the date of assumption of the charge of the post or on co-terminus basis with the Minister of till he ceases to function as OSD to the Minister or until further orders, whichever event occurs the earliest,” said an order from Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT).