Assam : Paban Kumar Borthakur takes charge as Chief Secretary


Senior IAS officer Paban Kumar Borthakur (IAS:1989:AM) on Thursday took charge as the new Chief Secretary of Assam. He replaced Jishnu Barua (IAS:1988:AM), who retired from service on August 31.

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Borthakur was serving as the Additional Chief Secretary to the state government in the transformation and development, cultural affairs and tourism departments.

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He is also the Chairman of the Assam Administrative Tribunal.

Barua will continue as the Chairman of the Assam Power Distribution Company Limited (APDCL) for a period of two years or till further orders.

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