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P K Sinha: A soft-spoken man, listener who cannot be 'accused of passion'

Sinha is a typical officer, who follows rules and 'thinks the role is more important than the person'

Pradeep Kumar Sinha
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In this file photo dated June 24, 2015, is seen Cabinet Secretary Pradeep Kumar Sinha, in New Delhi.

Jyoti MukulArchis Mohan New Delhi
Cabinet Secretary Pradeep Kumar Sinha is moving to the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) as an official on special duty at a time when reviving the economy has become the biggest challenge for the government.

A soft-spoken man, Sinha brings with him experience of not only leading two ministries as secretaries but also of balancing and coordinating views and plans of various government departments that are often contradictory to each other.

“It’s an appropriate decision, since he (Sinha) can bring in continuity because he has been Cabinet Secretary,” said Anil Razdan, a former power secretary, who worked with Sinha in the Ministry of

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First Published: Aug 30 2019 | 10:49 PM IST

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