Today, PK Sinha has taken over as Advisor to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Pradeep Kumar Sinha was appointed as an Officer on Special Duty (OSD) in the PMO on 30 August 2019. After the resignation of Nripendra Mishra, he was appointed to this post. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved the appointment of PK Sinha. As per the order, from September 11, 2019, he is going to take over as the Principal Advisor to the Prime Minister.
Know who is PK Sinha
Pradeep Kumar Sinha is a 1977 batch IAS officer of Uttar Pradesh cadre. He served as the Secretary of Power of India and was the Shipping Secretary of India. PK Sinha is a Bachelor of Economics and holds a Master's (Master) degree in Economics. Has held various key positions in both the Government of India and the Government of Uttar Pradesh.
According to the media report, Nripendra Mishra resigned at a time when India's GDP growth fell to a five-year low of over 5% in the June quarter of 2019-20, from 5.8% in the March quarter. Please tell that Nripendra Mishra was also the chairman of Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI). Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted, 'After serving the PMO for five years and working diligently, after making an indelible contribution to India's development trajectory, Shri Nripendra Mishra Ji will start a new phase of his life. My best wishes to him for his future endeavors.
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