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Nripendra Misra quits PMO, PK Mishra likely to be Modi's new Principal Secy

The PM has asked Misra, a 1967 batch Uttar Pradesh (UP) cadre IAS, to continue for another two weeks.

Nripendra Misra was appointed to the top post in the PMO in 2014 after the govt brought in an Ordinance to amend the Trai Act
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Nripendra Misra was appointed to the top post in the PMO in 2014 after the govt brought in an Ordinance to amend the Trai Act

Nivedita Mookerji
Nripendra Misra, principal secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, is stepping down. P K Sinha, the outgoing Cabinet Secretary, will take over as the officer on special duty (OSD) in the PMO.

According to a statement issued by the government Friday evening, the PM has asked Misra, a 1967 batch Uttar Pradesh (UP) cadre IAS, to continue for another two weeks. The statement said Misra had expressed his intention to be relieved of his assignment.

While Sinha comes in as OSD in the PMO, sources in the know said he will be designated additional principal secretary to the PM. Also,
Topics : PMO

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First Published: Aug 30 2019 | 6:09 PM IST

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