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New Delhi : Nripendra Misra, Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister, has stepped down from his post. The Prime Minister has requested him to continue for two weeks. The Prime Minister has appointed former Cabinet Secretary P K Sinha, IAS (Retd.) UP:77, as Officer on Special Duty (OSD) at the PMO, according to a PIB release.
Nripendra Misra, in a statement, said, “ It has been a privilege to serve the country under Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi Ji. I am deeply grateful to him for this opportunity and the complete confidence he has place in me. I have enjoyed working my every hour and thought for more than five years, towards this satisfying journey. It is now time for me to move on, even as I remain devoted to public causes and national interests. I thank all colleagues, within and outside the Government, friends and my family for this support. I wish Shri Narendra Modi Ji, our Prime Minister, success as he leads our country into a bright future.”