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Nripendra Misra, Principal Secretary to PM steps down

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New Delhi: Nripendra Misra, Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister has resigned. A press release issued by PIB said Nripendra Mishra expressed his intention to be relieved of his assignment.  Although the Prime Minister has requested him to continue for two weeks. Further, the Prime Minister has also appointed P.K. Sinha, IAS (Retd.) of 1977 batch UP cader as Officer on Special Duty in the PMO.

“After serving the PMO assiduously and diligently for over five years and making an indelible contribution to India’s growth trajectory, Shri Nripendra Misra Ji will be embarking on a new phase of his life. My best wishes to him for his future endeavours” tweeted PM Modi.

While Nripendra Misra in a statement issued to press said “It has been a privilege to serve the country under Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi Ji.  I am deeply grateful to him for this opportunity and the complete confidence he has place in me. I have enjoyed working committing my every hour and thought for more than five years, towards this satisfying journey.  It is now time for me to move on, even as I remain devoted to public causes and national interests.  I thank all colleagues, within and outside the Government, friends and my family for this support.  I wish Shri Narendra Modi Ji, our Prime Minister, success as he leads our country into a bright future.”

Misra had joined PMO as principal secretary to PM in 2014.

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