Pradeep Kumar Sinha, an IAS officer of 1977 batch, from the Uttar Pradesh state cadre, today assumed charge as Cabinet Secretary as Ajit Kumar Seth moved on superannuation.
P.K. Sinha was earlier OSD in the Cabinet Secretariat as per the practice and has been serving as Secretary, Ministry of Power, since July 2013. He has earlier been Secretary in the Ministry of Shipping and has held several other important positions in the Union Government and the State of Uttar Pradesh.
Mr P.K. Sinha personally reviewed the figures being reported from various parts in the country in order to fully implement the vision of “Swachh Vidyalaya” initiative of the Prime Minister. There were some gaps in implementation of the targets accepted by some PSUs and some private sector entities.