Senior IAS KD Tripathi appointed as Secretary to the President Ramnath Kovind

Manoj Tibrewal Aakash

Senior IAS officer Kapil Dev Tripathi was on Monday appointed as the Secretary to President of India Ram Nath Kovind.

Rashtrapati Bhavan (File photo)
Rashtrapati Bhavan (File photo)

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

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

Official Order

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.

 IAS KD Tripathi 

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. (PTI)

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