Here for a Year

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Cab­i­net Sec­re­tary Pradeep Ku­mar Sinha has been granted a one-year ex­ten­sion. Ac­cord­ing to an or­der is­sued by the De­part­ment of Per­son­nel and Train­ing, the Ap­point­ments Com­mit­tee of Cab­i­net has ap­proved his ex­ten­sion till June next year. Sinha was ap­pointed Cab­i­net Sec­re­tary in May 2015 for a two-year term. His pre­de­ces­sor Ajit Seth was given two one-year ex­ten­sions and had served the post for a to­tal of four years. A 1977-batch IAS of­fi­cer of the Ut­tar Pradesh cadre, Sinha has served as Power Sec­re­tary, Ship­ping Sec­re­tary, and held sev­eral other im­por­tant po­si­tions in the Cen­tral and state ( UP) governments. An Eco­nomics grad­u­ate from St. Stephen’s Col­lege, Sinha holds a Mas­ter’s de­gree in Eco­nomics from Delhi School of Eco­nomics and an MPhil de­gree.

PRADEEP KU­MAR SINHA Cab­i­net Sec­re­tary

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