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Fixed four-year tenure for Cabinet Secretary

Cabinet Secy would hereafter have a fixed tenure of four years,a move that would benefit incumbent K M Chandrasekhar.

The Cabinet Secretary would hereafter have a fixed tenure of four years,a move that would benefit incumbent K M Chandrasekhar.

A meeting of the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today approved the change in the service rules governing the office of the Cabinet Secretary,official sources said.

62-year-old Chandrasekhar,who became Cabinet Secetary in June 2007,is presently on a three-year tenure.

Earlier the tenure of the Cabinet Secretary was for two years which could be extended by one more year.

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With the changes in the rules,the tenure of the Cabinet Secretary should not exceed four years,they said.

First published on: 22-07-2010 at 01:26:21 pm
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