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Abhay Kumar Singh (IAS) gets an extension as PS to Ravi Shankar Prasad

Abhay Kumar Singh (IAS), who is currently serving as Private Secretary to the Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, has been given a tenure extension for a period of about two years

Abhay Kumar Singh (IAS) gets extension as PS to Ravi Shankar Prasad (Image: Twitter)
Abhay Kumar Singh (IAS) gets extension as PS to Ravi Shankar Prasad (Image: Twitter)
  • Abhay Kumar Singh (IAS) gets an extension as PS to Ravi Shankar Prasad

  • Abhay Kumar Singh is a 2004-batch Indian Administrative Service Officer (IAS) officer of Bihar cadre

New Delhi: The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved the proposal for extension in deputation tenure of Abhay Kumar Singh (IAS). The government has been given an extension on his services as Private Secretary to the Minister for Electronics and Information Technology, Law and Justice and Communications, Ravi Shankar Prasad in the Department of Telecommunications for a period about two years with effect from December 3, 2020, to August 30, 2022. Abhay is a 2004-batch Indian Administrative Service Officer (IAS) officer of Bihar cadre. Presently, he is serving as Private Secretary to Ravi Shankar Prasad. He is also holding charge of Deputy Director General (E&T) of Department of Telecommunications (DoT).

Abhay Kumar Singh (IAS) is a 2004-batch Indian Administrative Service Officer (IAS) officer of Bihar cadre. Presently, he is serving as Private Secretary to Ravi Shankar Prasad. He is also holding charges of Deputy Director General (E&T) in the Department of Telecommunications (DoT)

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Department of Telecommunications (DoT)

The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) is a department of the Ministry of Communications of the executive branch of the government. Telecom services have been recognised the world-over as an important tool for socio-economic development for a nation and hence telecom infrastructure is treated as a crucial factor to realize the socio-economic objectives in India. Accordingly, DoT has been formulating developmental policies for the accelerated growth of the telecommunication services. The Department is also responsible for grant of licenses for various telecom services like Unified Access Service Internet and VSAT service. The Department is also responsible for frequency management in the field of radio communication in close coordination with international bodies. It also enforces wireless regulatory measures by monitoring wireless transmission of all users in the country.

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