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Rajendra Kumar Tiwari is acting UP Chief Secretary

Press Trust of India  |  Lucknow 

Agriculture Production Commissioner and Additional Chief Secretary Higher Education Department Rajendra Kumar Tiwari on Saturday took over as the acting Chief Secretary of Uttar Pradesh.

A 1985-batch IAS officer, 56-year-old Tiwari took the charge following the retirement of incumbent Anoop Chandra Pandey on August 31, 2019.

In a statement issued here, the government said, "Following the retirement of Chief Secretary Anoop Chandra Pandey on August 31, and till a regular appointment is made on the post, the Uttar Pradesh government has authorised you (Rajendra Kumar Tiwari) to discharge the duties and carry out works of the state government.

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First Published: Sat, August 31 2019. 22:25 IST