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Cabinet Secretary Pradeep Sinha’s term extended

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the extension in service beyond June 12, 2019, stated an order from the Personnel Ministry.

Cabinet extends secretary PK Sinha's term by three months

Incumbent Sinha was first appointed in 2015 for two years. He got a year extension of service in 2017 and again another year in 2018. This is the third time that his tenure has been extended. Both predecessors of Sinha — Ajit Kumar Seth and KM Chandrasekhar — had also served the post for four years.


Chief Secys of all states to discuss drought plan

“In his last Mann ki Baat address on the radio, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had called on the need for revolutionary steps to mitigate the effects of drought.

Pradeep Kumar Sinha to be next Cabinet Secretary

59-year-old Pradeep Kumar Sinha, whose appointment was cleared by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, will succeed Ajit Seth who has been holding the key post for the last four years.

A new kind of babu

The main task of the next cabinet secretary must be civil service reform.

Cabinet Secretary asks bureaucrats to 'strictly' follow austerity code

It had said that Secretaries would be responsible for ensuring compliance of austerity measures.


Cab Secy tells Secys to crack whip on ‘habitual latecomers’

At a meeting with the Secretaries in June also, Seth had emphasised the need to ensure punctuality and attendance.

When the state listens

Pre-legislative scrutiny is a first step towards greater transparency in law-making.

Govt set to consult public on all new laws, amendments

The existing procedures don’t provide for pre-legislative consultation.

Cabinet Secy likely to call meeting on eBiz

As many as 26 Central and 24 state services are integrated with the portal, but the Ministry of Environment and Forests.