It is widely speculated that Manoj Kumar Parida (IAS:1986:UT) may be given the role of the Chief Secretary of Govt of NCT of Delhi by the center. No appointment has been made after Anshu Prakash (IAS:1986:UT) was appointed as the Additional Secretary in the Department of Telecom.
Mr Parida is currently serving as the Additional Chief Secretary, Home, PWD & General Administration Department. He has already been the Cheif S seceratary, Puduchhery.
One more name doing the rounds in the corridor of power is Naresh Kumar (IAS:1987:UT) who is currently serving as the Chairman of New Delhi Municipal Council (NMDC).
Mr Prakash has already served as the Chief Secretary of Delhi in December last year. He was in news in February this year when he was allegedly assaulted by AAP MLAs at CM Arvind Kejriwal’s residence.