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UP IAS officer named Agri Secretary

Our Bureau New Delhi | Updated on September 17, 2018 Published on September 17, 2018

Sanjay Agarawal, an 1984 UP cadre IAS officer, will take over as Secretary of the Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers’ Welfare next month, an official statement said on Monday.

Agarawal, currently Additional Chief Secretary in charge of Secondary and Higher Education and the Public Works Department in the Uttar Pradesh government, will replace Shobhana K Pattanayak , who retires on September 30.

This is the second stint at the Centre for Agarawal, who holds an M.Tech in electrical engineering. Between 2005 and 2010, he was Development Commissioner, Handicrafts in the Ministry of Textiles.

Published on September 17, 2018
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