Pramod Kumar Mishra, 71, has been appointed because the novel Primary Secretary to High Minister Narendra Modi, efficient September 11. He will replace Nripendra Misra, the High Minister’s prolonged-serving aide who resigned closing month after a 5-twelve months stint because the tip bureaucrat within the central government.
A Gujarat cadre Indian Administrative Carrier officer belonging to the 1972 batch, Mr Mishra, who changed into once beforehand Further Primary Secretary to the High Minister, has additionally held posts like Secretary Agriculture & Cooperation and Chairman, Reveal Electricity Regulatory Commission.
In step with a press commentary released by the government, he has managed programmes across a chain of more than a few sectors, including agriculture, ache management, infrastructure and vitality, and regulatory components, and has been fascinated with schemes like the Nationwide Agriculture Pattern Programme and the Nationwide Food Safety Mission.
In Might possibly fair Mr Mishra, who holds a PhD in Economics / Pattern Reviews from the University of Sussex in England, changed into once conferred a prestigious United Countries award for ache management and ache agonize reduction.
Collectively along with his appointment, the government additionally confirmed that PK Sinha, a UP cadre officer from 1977 batch, functioning as Officer on Special Responsibility (OSD) within the High Minister’s Region of job, has been appointed as Primary Consultant to the High Minister, additionally efficient September 11.
The High Minister’s outgoing Primary Secretary, Nripendra Misra, is a UP cadre officer who held posts like Chairperson of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India, Telecom Secretary of India and Fertilisers Secretary.
At a farewell birthday party organised for him at PM Modi’s field, the High Minister described him as a “precious esteem”and counseled his “laborious-working nature, dedication in opposition to work and his exemplary profession as a civil servant”.
Mr Misra thanked the High Minister for giving him an “replace to work in opposition to the dream of making a New India”.
PM Modi had launched closing month that Mr Misra did now not would really like to continue as Primary Secretary.
“After serving the PMO assiduously and diligently for over 5 years and making an indelible contribution to India’s speak trajectory, Shri Nripendra Misra Ji would possibly be embarking on a novel half of his lifestyles. My most efficient wants to him for his future endeavours,” he had tweeted.
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