Cabinet Secretary Pradeep Kumar Sinha was today given a three-month extension in service beyond June 13, 2019.
"The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved extension in service to Shri Pradeep Kumar Sinha, IAS (UP:1977) as Cabinet Secretary for a further period of three months beyond 12.06.2019 or until further orders, whichever is earlier," an official press release said.
Sinha had assumed charge as Cabinet Secretary on June 13, 2015 for a two-year term.
In 2017, he was given extension for a period of one year beyond June 12, 2017.
Last year, he was given another one-year extension in service till June 12 this year.
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