Senior IAS officer Rajendra Kumar appointed as Director General of ESIC

Current Affairs

  • Senior bureaucrat Rajendra Kumar has been appointed the director general of the Employees’ State Insurance Corporation, as part of a senior-level bureaucratic reshuffle effected by the Centre.
  • Rajendra Kumar, a 1992-batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer of the Tamil Nadu cadre, is currently an additional secretary in the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology.
  • He has been appointed the DG of ESIC, an order issued by the Personnel Ministry.
  • Employees’ State Insurance Corporation is one of the two main statutory social security bodies under the ownership of the Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of India, the other being the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation.

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