Pradeep Kumar Sinha appointed as Cabinet Secretary to Union Government [ Current Affairs ]

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Pradeep Kumar Sinha was appointed as the Cabinet Secretary to the Union Government with effect from 13 June 2015. Sinha replaced Ajit Seth. Sinha was appointed by the Committee of the Cabinet (ACC). The ACC also approved the appointment of Sinha as the Officer on Special Duty (OSD). Earlier, Pradeep Kumar Sinha had been Secretary in the Union Ministry of Shipping and he has held several other important positions in the Union Government and in the State of Uttar Pradesh.

Image of Pradeep Kumar Sinha

Image of Pradeep Kumar Sinha

Cabinet Secretary to Union Government

Prior this appointed, Sinha was serving as Secretary in Union Ministry of Power since July 2013. The Cabinet Secretariat is under the direct charge of the Prime Minister and the Cabinet Secretary is the administrative head of the secretariat. The Cabinet secretariat assists in decision-making in government by ensuring inter-ministerial coordination. Pradeep Kumar Sinha was born on 18 July 1955. He was IAS Cadre from batch 1977.

- Published on: June 1, 2015