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Saket Kumar appointed as private secretary of Home Minister

Saket Kumar appointed as private secretary of Home Minister

Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Saket Kumar was appointed the private secretary of the Union Home Minister Amit Shah on June 07, 2019. This information was given in a government order.

According to the order issued by the Ministry of Personnel, the competent authority has allowed Kumar's appointment till July 29, 2023. Saket Kumar was appointed the the private secretary of then Minister of State (Independent Charge) in the Ministry of Communications last year and then Minister of State for Railways, Manoj Sinha was appointed.

Saket Kumar

  • Saket Kumar is a 2009 batch Bihar cadre IAS officer.
  • Saket is on central deputation from 2018.
  • Before going on the central deputation, he was posted as Additional Secretary in Building Construction Department.
  • He is a resident of Madhubani, Bihar.
  • Saket Kumar has done his schooling from Donbasco Madhubani and Model School Delhi.
  • He studied undergraduate and PG from Hindu College of Delhi.
  • Saket Kumar topped the IAS examination in the second attempt.
  • He was ranked 13th in the Union Public Service Commission examination.
  • He has taken over the post of DDC in SDO and Samastipur in Vaishali.
  • After this he has been a DM in Banka and Khangia. These places have been praised for their rapid work.


  • In another order, M Imkongla Jamir was appointed as Private Secretary of Textiles and Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani till July 22, 2020.
  • Jamir is an IAS officer of Karnataka Cadre of 2002 batch.
  • In 2015, he became the private secretary of the then Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani.
  • Ashish Kumar has been appointed by the personal secretary of the Union Minister Jitender Kumar till 27th August 2021. Ashish is the 2005 batch IAS officer of Tamil Nadu cadre.
  • Home Minister Amit Shah's security increased
  • After reviewing the security of the Home Minister, additional security personnel have been deployed at his residence.
  • Presently, Shah is being provided Z-plus protection by central paramilitary forces.
Q.1 Who was elected Union Home Minister of India in Modi Cabinet of Ministes 2019?
A. Rajnath Singh
B. Amit Shah
C. Smriti Irani
D. Nirmala Seetharaman
Ans: Amit Shah
Q.2 Who is appointed as private secretary of Home Minister Amit Shah?
A. M Imkongla Jamir
B. Saket Kumar
C. Ashish Kumar
D. JItendra Kumar
Ans: Saket Kumar

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