Meenakshi Sharma has been appointed as the new Director General (Tourism) with the rank of Additional Secretary. The appointment comes amidst a senior-level bureaucratic reshuffle by the Central Government. She will take over the charge from the former Director General, Satyajeet Rajan. Presently, Sharma is Additional Director General (Tourism), Ministry of Tourism. In 2016, she was appointed Additional Director General, Ministry of Tourism replacing Usha Sharma.