|A Luikham, new DPE secy|
IN A major bureaucratic reshuffle, the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) on June 2 cleared the appointment of 17 secretaries.
Among the host of appointment one key department was department of public enterprises (DPE). Ameising Luikham, an IAS officer belonging to 1981 batch of Manipur/Tripura cadre will be the new secretary in the department of public enterprises. Luikhram, who is serving as...the secretary, North Eastern Council, Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region will succeed Kapil Dev Tripathi, said an official statement. A brilliant student and an able officer, Luikhram belongs to a family of civil servants.
Ameising Luikham, who is the eldest son of Ramyo Luikham, the retired director of finance, Government of India, did his post graduation in history and cleared the civil services exam in 1981.
Earlier, Luikham served as the Secretary of the North Eastern Council, Shillong, in the rank of Additional Secretary to Government of India. He was also posted as an Additional Chief Secretary in the Government of Manipur. He has rich experience of serving for 12 years in the capacities of Director and Joint Secretary in three Ministries of the Central Government.
He also served as a Director of North Eastern Development Finance Corporation Ltd.
He was joint secretary, Minority Affairs Department. He was also commissioner, Land Revenue Management and District Administration.As an IAS officer he served in different capacities in Manipur as well as in other places. His last stint was as Secretary of North Eastern Council at Shillong, a post equivalent to the rank of Additional Secretary of Government of India. Ameising Luikham is also the second senior most IAS officer of MT cadres from Manipur.