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Pramod Kumar Mishra appointed as Principal Secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Dr. Pramod Kumar Mishra, a Gujarat cadre IAS officer belonging to the 1972 batch, has been appointed as the new Principal Secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi with effect from September 11. He succeeded Nripendra Misra. Prior to this appointment, he was the additional Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister and was holding the rank ..

Ajit Doval to chair high-level Strategic Policy Group (SPG) to assist National Security Council (NSC) to review security affairs of country

The Union government has constituted the high-level Strategic Policy Group (SPG) to assist the National Security Council (NSC), which advises the prime minister on matters of national security and strategic interests. The SPG will be chaired by National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval and its members include the NITI Aayog vice chairman, the cabinet secretary, ..