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Jaideep Govind next secy general of NHRC

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

joined the (NHRC)as it's 15th secretary-general, officials said.

A 1984-batch of cadre, Govind, before joining the NHRC, was posted as the in the ministries of Rural Development, Panchayati Raj, Drinking Water and Sanitation, and the Department of Land Resources, the said in a statement.

He succeeds Ambuj Sharma as the next of the rights panel that has completed 25 years of its existence.

Govind has held various important posts in the Union government, such as the in the and looked after critical areas of left-wing extremism, police modernisation and procurement for the Central Armed Police Forces.

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First Published: Mon, January 14 2019. 20:50 IST