New Delhi: The competent authority has approved the assignment of Additional Charge of the post of Secretary, Department of Defence, Govt….
Dehradun 31st October 2017: Shri Utpal Kumar Singh (Senior Indian Administrative Service officer of 1986 batch) on 25th October 2017 took over as chief secretary of Govt. of Uttarakhand.
“The Union government sees a tremendous potential in the state…..I will sit with the officials and chalk out a plan on key areas so that results are visible in the next three years,” The New Chief Secretary told. He will draw a roadmap to focus on key areas and change the style of working of bureaucracy in state for fast and holistic development of state.
He called on Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat who is himself facing ‘performance pressure’ seven months after the Bharatiya Janata Party won with a thumping majority in the assembly elections.
During his recent visit to Kedarnath, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had suggested the state government to focus on areas such as holistic healthcare, herbal knowledge and organic farming.