NEW DELHI: A day after Pushkar Singh Dhami took over as Uttarakhand’s new chief minister, senior IAS officer SS Sandhu was appointed as the state’s new chief secretary on Monday, replacing Om Prakash.
A 1988-batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer, Sandhu was on deputation at the Centre as the chairman of the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI).
He has a reputation of being an efficient officer.
Om Prakash has been relieved from his duties and made the chief resident commissioner, Delhi.
Source: Press Trust of India