Here for a Year
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