NEW DELHI: The 1985 batch IAS officer of Kerala cadre Dr. InderJit Singh has assumed charge as Secretary, Ministry of Coal this morning at Shastri Bhawan office, New Delhi. Senior Officials of Coal Ministry were also present on this occasion.
Dr. Singh took over the charge of Secretary which fell vacant after superannuation of Shri Susheel Kumar (IAS:1982:UP) on April 30 this year. In the interim, Secretary Mines, Anil G Mukhim (IAS:1985:GJ) had been holding additional charge as Secretary, Coal.
Prior to this appointment as Coal Secretary, he was posted as Secretary (Coordination) in Cabinet Secretariat.
Dr. Singh is a Ph.D in Economics from Panjab University. In the past he has also held positions in Ministry of Commerce, MNRE at the Centre and other significant portfolios in the State cadre.