PK Mishra takes over as Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister, PK Sinha appointed Principal Adviser to PM

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PK Mishra and PK Sinha

New Delhi, Sept 11 : Pramod Kumar Mishra has been appointed as Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He has taken over charge today.

He has vast experience in policy making and administration and has handled major assignments such as Additional Pr. Secretary to the Prime Minister; Secretary, Agriculture and Cooperation,  Government of India; Chairman, State Electricity Regulatory Commission and in the area of Disaster management.

As Additional Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister during 2014-19 Dr Mishra is credited with introducing innovation and transformative changes in human resource management, particularly appointments to senior positions.

Recently, he was conferred with the United Nations SASAKAWA Award 2019, the most prestigious international award in disaster management.

Whereas, Pradeep Kumar Sinha, currently functioning as OSD in the Prime Minister’s Office, has been appointed the Principal Adviser to the Prime Minsiter Narendra Modi.

Sinha served as Cabinet Secretary from 13th June 2015 to 30th August 2019. He was a 1977 Batch IAS officer from Uttar Pradesh Cadre. During his illustrious career, Sinha has served as Secretary in the Ministries of Power and Shipping. He also served as Special Secretary in the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas.

 During his long stint in the IAS, Sinha has served with distinction in various capacities both in the State Government of Uttar Pradesh as well as at the level of Central Government.

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