As Indianmandarins had anticipated on 28 June 2016 (Web-link below) finally the dark horse wins the race as new Chief Secretary to the Government of UP. Rahul Prasad Bhatnagar (IAS:1983:UP) has been appointed as new Chief Secretary Vice Deepak Singhal (IAS:1982:UP). Singhal has been put under ‘ waiting’ for further posting.
In addition to Chief Secretary post Bhatnagar has been entrusted with the responsibilities namely; Chief Resident Commissioner (Govt of UP), Delhi and Chairman, Pradeshiya Industrial & Investment Corporation of UP Limited (PICKUP)
Web-link: (28 June 2016)
Race for UP CS hots up; Bhatnagar emerges as a dark horse