Power corridors are abuzz that Shatrughan Singh (IAS:1983:UK) may be appointed as next Chief Secretary by the end of this month. Rakesh Sharma (IAS:1981:UK), the incumbent Chief Secretary, will conclude his services in IAS on October 31.
‘Indianmandarins’ had speculated in its report dated August 09, 2015 that incumbent Additional Secretary, DIPP (M/o Commerce & Industries) Shatrughan Singh might repatriate to Uttarakhand. Having approved his repatriation from GoI this month Shatrughan Singh has emerged as most prospective one for the coveted position in Uttarakhand. Prior to DIPP Singh served as Additional Secretary PMO.