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Rajiv Gauba likely to be next Cabinet Secretary

Jul 26th, 2019 10:08 pm | By | Category: SPECIAL NEWS COVERAGE

The Cabinet Secretary Pradīpa Kumāra Sinha,IAS who assumed the of on 13th June 2015 is going to retire. In all probabilities Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba may be appointed as next Cabinet Secretary, replacing P K Sinha,

Gauba, one of the senior most bureaucrats, had served in various capacities in central government as well as in Jharkhand and Bihar governments, is supposed to complete his two-year tenure as home secretary on August 31.

There is all likelihood that Gauba will be the next Cabinet Secretary, the top post in the country’s bureaucracy, an official privy to the development said.

If Gauba, a 1982 batch Jharkhand cadre IAS officer, is appointed as cabinet secretary, he will have a fixed two-year tenure, which can be extendable for further two years.

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