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Utpal Kumar Singh takes charge as Uttarakhand chief secretary

Press Trust of India  |  Dehradun 

Senior IAS officer Utpal Kumar Singh assumed charge here today as the new chief secretary of replacing S Ramaswamy.

A 1986 batch IAS officer, Singh was earlier posted on deputation in as additional secretary in the ministry of agriculture.

He was relieved from his responsibilities at the Centre before completion of his deputation term following a request from the state

Singh has earlier served as the principal secretary of half a dozen departments in including PWD, energy, personnel, higher education, agriculture and home.

Soon after taking over charge from Ramaswamy, Singh said he will try his best to meet the expectations.

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First Published: Wed, October 25 2017. 15:07 IST