Anita Karwal IAS Takes Charge As CBSE Chairperson
Anita Karwal, IAS took over as the new Chairperson of Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on August 31, 2017.
Education | Edited by Shihabudeen Kunju S | Updated: Sep 8, 2017 12:01 pm IST | Source: NDTV
Ms Karwal replaced R K Chaturvedi, a Madhya Pradesh cadre IAS officer who was transferred to the National Skill Development Agency, reported the Indian Express.
Mr Chaturvedi was appointed as Chairman of CBSE in July last year.
In last one year, CBSE was drawn into several controversies including the court cases of moderation policy and National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET).
The CBSE chairman is the Chief Executive of the Board and is assisted by eight Heads of Departments: the Secretary, Professor & Director (Academics, Research, Training and Innovation), Controller of Examinations, Director (Edusat. & Vocational Education), Director (CTET & JNVST), Director (IT), Regional Directors and Executive Director (JAB).
The Secretary (School Education and Literacy), Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India is the Controlling Authority of the Board and appoints the Chairman and other Heads of Departments.
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