Shakuntala Gamlin Is New Arunachal CS

A 1984- batch IAS officer Shakuntala Doley Gamlin has been appointed as Chief Secretary of Arunachal Pradesh she replacing Ramesh Negi. 

Before her new appointment, Gamlin, first woman IAS officer from Mishing tribe of Assam, served as Principal Secretary (Power) in New Delhi. Negi has been transferred to the Government of National Capital Territory ofDelhi (GNCTD) with immediate effect.

In February 2015, Ministry of Home Affairs and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal were at loggerheads on the appointment of Ramesh Negi as Chief Secretary of Delhi. However, Negi finally had to continue as CS, Arunachal Pradesh and K K Sharma, a 1983 batch IAS officer of UT cadre, was appointed Delhi CS in March 2015.

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  • Arunachal Pradesh is one of the twenty-nine states of the Republic of India. 
  • Located in northeast India, it holds the most north-eastern position among the states in the north-east region of India.
  • Capital: Itanagar
  • Governor: Jyoti Prasad Rajkhowa
  • Chief Minister: Kalikho Pul

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Source – The Hindu

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