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Pradeep Sinha appointed as Special Officer in Prime Minister Office

Pradeep Sinha appointed as Special Officer in Prime Minister Office

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has appointed PK Sinha (retired IAS officer) as a special officer in the PMO. He is a 1977 batch IAS officer of Uttar Pradesh cadre.

Nripendra Mishra, Principal Secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has offered resignation from the post expressing his desire to be relieved. Prime Minister Modi has asked him to continue in the post for the next two weeks.

Nripendra Mishra

  • Nripendra Mishra (UP cadre IAS) has previously been the principal secretary in Mulayam Singh Yadav and Kalyan Singh government.
  • He is known as a flamboyant and honest officer.
  • Nripendra Mishra was appointed Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister in the year 2014.
  • He was the Secretary in the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology.
  • He was also Secretary in the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers between 2002 and 2004.
  • He has also been the chairman of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) in the Manmohan Singh government from 2006 to 2009.

Pradeep Kumar Sinha:

  • Pradeep Kumar Sinha is a 1977 batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer of Uttar Pradesh cadre.
  • He is the 31st Cabinet Secretary of India.
  • He served as the Secretary of Power of India before this appointment.
  • He was the Shipping Secretary of India before that.
Q.1 Who has been apointed Sprecial Officer in PMO by Narendra Modi in August 2019?
A. Nripenra Mishra
B. Ajit Doval
C. Pradeep Kumar Sinha
D. Arvind Kumaraswamy
Ans: Pradeep Kumar Sinha
Q.2 Who is replaced by PK Sinha in PMO?
A. Ajit Doval
B. Nripenra Mishra
C. Tarun Bajaj
D. Rajeev Topno
Ans: Nripenra Mishra

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