PK Sinha appointed as Principal Advisor to Prime Minister Modi

Delhi: PK Sinha, who had till date been functioning as the Officer on Special Duty (OSD) in the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has now been appointed as the Principal Advisor to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.  

Sinha served as the Cabinet Secretary from June 13, 2015, to August 30, 2019. He was a 1977 Batch IAS officer from Uttar Pradesh Cadre. During his illustrious career, Sinha also served as the secretary in the Ministries of Power and Shipping. Apart from this, he also served as special secretary in the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas.

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PK Sinha completed his graduation in economics from St. Stephen’s College in Delhi and thereafter finished his post-graduation from the Delhi School of Economics.

During his long stint, Sinha has also served both in the state government of Uttar Pradesh and at the level of Central government.

 At the state government level, Sinha held various assignments such as district magistrate of Jaunpur and Agra, Commissioner of Varanasi, Secretary (Planning) and Principal Secretary (Irrigation), etc.

He also served in the Central Government for many years – mainly in the energy and infrastructure sectors.

Bhartendhu Sharma

A journalist by profession who has been into reporting from four years. Bhartendu Sharma has worked across all the three mediums -- Online, Print and Television. Previously, he has worked with PageScoop media (a Delhi-based website). Later, Bhartendu moved to Deccan Chronicle, Hyderabad, where he covered many national and International sports tournament. While at DC, he also went to Singapore to cover UFC bout.

Apart from that, he has covered Lok Sabha 2019 elections in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal while working for Tiranga TV. He has also reported on prominent cases of crime & courts during his stint with the TV channel which featured top journalists like Karan Thapar, Barkha Dutt.

Bhartendu loves traveling and capture world in his lens. In the past, he has also made few documentaries related to human interest.

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