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UP Chief Secretary Durga Shankar Mishra took charge, attended the meeting of the Election Commission

Abhay Singh Rathore, Lucknow
Uttar Pradesh has got a new Chief Secretary in the form of 1984 batch IAS officer Durga Shankar Mishra. Newly appointed Chief Secretary Durga Shankar Mishra assumed charge as soon as he reached the capital on Thursday. Earlier in the morning, Lucknow DM Abhishek Prakash welcomed him at Amausi airport. From where the newly appointed Chief Secretary went straight to the Yojna Bhawan. There he attended the meeting of the Election Commission. After the completion of the meeting of the Election Commission, the newly appointed Chief Secretary Durga Shankar Mishra has duly assumed the charge of the Lok Bhavan.

Earlier on Wednesday, in an order issued by the Central Government, 1984 batch UP cadre IAS officer Durga Shankar Mishra was appointed as the new Chief Secretary of UP. In the mandate issued by Dhananjay Shukla, special secretary in the appointment section of the state government, 1984 batch IAS officer Durga Shankar Mishra was informed about taking charge.

Attended election commission meeting
A 13-member team led by Chief Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra had reached Lucknow on a three-day visit on 28 December to take stock of the preparations for the UP 2022 assembly elections. After meeting the delegations of political parties, there was a round of meetings of the officials of the Election Commission with the DM-SPs of all the districts of the state. On Thursday, the last day of the tour, the Election Commission was to have a meeting with the Chief Secretary and the DGP. Even before that, Durga Shankar Mishra took charge as the new Chief Secretary of the state and joined the EC meeting.

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Important responsibility was given in the center
Born on December 4, 1961, the newly appointed Chief Secretary Durga Shankar Mishra hails from Mau district of UP. He has studied engineering from IIT Kanpur. After becoming the IAS, he has also been the District Magistrate of many districts of the state. Durga Shankar Mishra was in charge of the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation as well as being the Secretary in the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs of the Central Government.

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