Pradeep Kumar Sinha

Pradeep Kumar Sinha
Pradīpa Kumāra Sinhā
Pradeep Kumar Sinha, IAS (cropped).jpg
Sinha in 2017
31st Cabinet Secretary of India
Assumed office
13 June 2015
Appointed byAppointments Committee of the Cabinet
PresidentPranab Mukherjee (2015–2017)
Ram Nath Kovind (2017–)
Prime MinisterNarendra Modi
Vice PresidentMohammad Hamid Ansari (2015-–2017)
Venkaiah Naidu (2017–)
Preceded byAjit Seth
Power Secretary of India
In office
1 July 2013 – 1 June 2015
Appointed byAppointments Committee of the Cabinet
Shipping Secretary of India
In office
29 February 2012 – 31 June 2013
Appointed byAppointments Committee of the Cabinet
Personal details
Born
Pradeep Kumar Sinha

(1955-07-18) 18 July 1955 (age 63)
Delhi, India[1]
NationalityIndian
Alma materSt. Stephen's College, Delhi University
Delhi School of Economics
OccupationIAS officer
ProfessionCivil servant

Pradeep Kumar Sinha (born born 18 July 1955; IAST: Pradīpa Kumāra Sinhā) is a 1977 batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer of the Uttar Pradesh cadre, who is the 31st Cabinet Secretary of India.[2]

Prior to this appointment he served as the Power Secretary of India, and was the Shipping Secretary of India before that.[2]

Education

Sinha is an economics graduate from St. Stephen's College at the University of Delhi,[1][3][4][5][6] and holds a postgraduate degree in economics from the Delhi School of Economics at the University of Delhi.[1][3][4][5] He holds an MPhil degree as well.[1][3][4][5][6]

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