Published On: Mon, Apr 20th, 2020

IAS officer K D Tripathi appointed Secretary to President Kovind

New Delhi: Kapil Dev Tripathi was on Monday appointed as the Secretary to President Ram Nath Kovind, according to a Personnel Ministry order.

IAS officer Kapil Dev Tripathi

Tripathi, a 1980 batch IAS (retired) officer of Assam-Meghalaya cadre, is at present the chairman of Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB).

Before working as the chairman of PESB, he has held various posts in central as well as state governments.

He was Secretary in the Central Vigilance Commission, Department of Personnel and Training, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions.

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has appointed Tripathi as Secretary to Kovind on contract basis, for a term co-terminus with the tenure of the President, it said.


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