Smt. Anita Kaul, a 1979 batch IAS officer of the Karnataka cadre, here today took charge as the Secretary, Department of Justice in the Ministry of Law & Justice. She brings with her rich administrative experience as she has worked in various capacities at the Centre and the State level. Immediately before joining the Department of Justice, Smt. Kaul was the Principal Secretary Planning in the Programme Implementation Department of the Govt. of Karnataka. Earlier she had served as Joint Secretary and Additional Secretary in the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India.