Senior IAS officer Shekhar Prasad Singh is appointed as the new Chief Secretary of Telangana state. The present CS Pradeep Chandra service not extended by the center even after the Telangana state government request to extend his tenure by three months.
Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Sunday appointed SP Singh as the new Chief Secretary. A 1983 batch IAS officer, Singh will serve for 13 months as he will retire on January 31, 2018.
In another appointment, A K Khan, who retired as Director-General, ACB, has been made as adviser for Telangana State Minority Welfare, an official release issued here said.
The Government also appointed Industries Secretary Arvind Kumar as Resident Commissioner of Telangana Bhavan in New Delhi.