Former Cabinet Secretary PK Sinha has been appointed OSD in PMO following request by Nripendra Misra, Principal Secretary to Prime Minister, to be relieved of his assignment.
Sources said Nripendra Mishra, Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister expressed his intention to be relieved of his assignment.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter to thank Nripendra Misra for his services.
Shri Nripendra Misra is among the most outstanding officers, who has a great grasp of public policy and administration. When I was new to Delhi in 2014, he taught me a lot and his guidance remains extremely valuable.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 30, 2019
They said Prime Minister has requested him to continue for two weeks. The Prime Minister has also appointed PK Sinha (retired IAS officer) as Officer on Special Duty in the PMO.
(With ANI inputs)