Vinod Kumar Pipersenia (IAS:1980:AM) takes over as new Chief Secretary of Assam. The outgoing Chief Secretary Jitesh Khosla (IAS:1979:AM) takes up his newly assigned job as Advisor to Assam, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi. Khosla served as CS from October 01, 2013 to May 31, 2015.
Pipersenia, prior to CS assignment, post served as Addional Chief Secretary, Agriculture, Panchayat & Rural Dev, Irrigation and PWD (R ) & PWD (B & NH) Departments. He also held additional charge namely; Agriculture Production Commissioner and PRC of Assam Bhawan (New Delhi).
During his tenure in Disaster Management Department Assam State Disaster Management Authority took shape and most of the districts witnessed transition from manual to computerised processes.