Law ministry

Reeta Vasishta appointed new legislative secretary at the Ministry of Justice

Reeta Vasishta, Senior Legal Officer, India, has been appointed as the new Legislative Secretary in the Department of Law.

Vasishta was until now an additional secretary in the legislative department of the ministry and she assumed her new responsibilities on Monday.

The post of legislative secretary had been vacant since early May following the death of G Narayan Raju due to COVID-19.

After Raju’s disappearance, Legal Secretary Anup Mendiratta assumed additional office in the Legislative Department.

Considered the main drafter of government, the legislative secretary is responsible for drafting and approving major legislative proposals before they are presented to parliament.

“Sincere congratulations to Dr Reeta Vasishta on her appointment as Secretary of the Legislative Department of the Ministry of Law and Justice of the Government of India. Best wishes to her and the pleasure of working as a team,” tweeted the Minister of Justice. Justice Kiren Rijiju.

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