SC Gupta to stand in as Chief Secretary

Gangtok, 15 Apr:

Additional Chief Secretary, SC Gupta, a 1986 Sikkim batch IAS officer, was today entrusted additional charge of Chief Secretary to stand in for Chief Secretary AK Shrivastava who is away on a Japan tour from 13-20 April.

Interestingly, a day before proceeding on his Japan tour, CS Mr Shrivastava had, on 12 April, issued a Department of Personnel office order announcing Additional CS, Development Commissioner VB Pathak, a 1990 batch IAS officer, to officiate as the Chief Secretary in his absence.

Today’s DoP office order amending the previous one has been signed by the Special Secretary.