NEW DELHI: Rajiva Sinha will be the new chief secretary of West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee tweeted on Thursday.
Mr. Rajiva Sinha, at present the Additional Chief Secretary, Health and Family welfare will be the new Chief Secretary.
Best wishes to him. (2/2)
— Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) September 26, 2019
The present incumbent Malay Kumar De will retire on Monday, she said.
Sinha is currently the additional chief secretary to the health and family welfare department.
De, a 1985 batch IAS officer, was appointed the chief secretary in 2017 after the retirement of Basudeb Banerjee.
Source: Press Trust of India