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Jaideep Govind appointed Secretary General of NHRC

IANS  |  New Delhi 

was on Monday appointed of

An official statement issued by NHRC said that prior to joining the Commission, he was posted as in the ministries of rural development, panchayati raj, drinking water and sanitation.

Govind, a 1984 batch IAS officer of Madhya Pradesh Cadre, is the 15th of the Commission.

He has held various important posts in various capacities such as in and has looked after critical areas of left-wing extremism and police modernization.

He addressed the UN Forum in on human trafficking and attended an important meeting on trafficking of women and children in



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First Published: Mon, January 14 2019. 21:30 IST