Shankar Aggarwal Takes Over as New Urban Development Secretary

Published: 14th July 2014 08:04 PM  |   Last Updated: 14th July 2014 08:04 PM   |  A+A-


NEW DELHI:  IAS officer Shankar Aggarwal Monday took charge as the secretary of the ministry of urban development after his predecessor Sudhir Krishna retired.

"A 1980 batch Indian Administrate Service (IAS) officer, Aggarwal was serving as secretary in the women and child development ministry," said a statement.

Besides, he has held several important positions in the central and Uttar Pradesh governments.

Sudhir Krishna retired last month.

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