Principal Secretary Irrigation Deepak Singhal has been appointed the new Chief Secretary of Uttar Pradesh. He has replaced Alok Ranjan, who has got retire on 30 June 2016 after a three-month extension of service. Senior IAS officer Pravir Kumar was looking after the charge of Chief Secretary after the retirement of Ranjan.
Mr. Singhal will also hold additional charge of Principal Resident Commissioner of UP in New Delhi, and chairman of the Pradeshiya Industrial & Investment Corporation of UP (PICUP). Prior to this appointment, he has served as the commissioner of Meerut, Agra and Bareilly and was on Central deputation between 2006 and 2011. He has started his career as assistant magistrate of Mathura in the undivided UP in 1983. Since then he has held key posts in Departments like Electricity and commercial tax.
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1. Name the person who has been appointed as the Chief Secretary of Uttar Pradesh?
2. Mr. Singhal has replaced whom as the Chief Secretary of UP?
Courtesy: Indian Express