Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday conveyed his best wishes to Ajit Seth, who retired as the Cabinet Secretary.”After a distinguished career spanning 4 decades, Cabinet Secretary Shri Ajit Seth retired today. Best wishes for the new phase in his life,” he tweeted.
Prime Minister Modi further tweeted that Seth shared with him about ‘Art in Steps’, a unique initiative at Cabinet Secretariat to promote art and spread message of cleanliness.”Staircases were cleaned & along their walls paintings by officials & their spouses were placed. A creative effort!” he tweeted.
Pradeep Kumar Sinha, an IAS officer of 1977 batch, UP cadre, today assumed charge as the Cabinet Secretary.
Sinha was earlier OSD in the Cabinet Secretariat. He has served in different capacities in the Government of India as well as in the states.