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Amarjeet Sinha resigns as advisor to PM Modi; 2nd top officer to quit PMO in recent months

A retired IAS officer, Sinha was an advisor in the PMO and handled projects related to the social sector.

By: Express News Service | Delhi |
Updated: August 3, 2021 11:48:20 am
Amarjeet Sinha resigns as advisor to PM Modi; 2nd top officer to quit PMO in recent monthsA Bihar-cadre IAS officer of 1983 batch, Sinha had superannuated as the rural development secretary in 2019 and was then appointed to the PMO. (Photo Source: Wikimedia Commons )

Retired IAS officer Amarjeet Sinha on Monday resigned as Advisor to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, with seven months to go before his two-year tenure was to officially end.

There was no official statement from the PMO on the reason for Sinha’s decision.

He is the second top PMO bureaucrat to quit this year, following the departure of former Cabinet Secretary P K Sinha. P K Sinha resigned as Principal Adviser to Modi earlier this year.

Amarjeet Sinha, a retired IAS officer of the Bihar cadre, looked after social sector matters in the PMO.

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