Home Secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla gets one-year extension


Union Home Secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla (IAS:1984:AM) was given a one-year extension in service on Friday till August 22, 2023. According to an order issued by the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT), The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved extension in service to Bhalla as Home Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs, for a period of one year beyond 22.08.2022 i.e. up to 22.08.2023.

This is the third time Bhalla has been given an extension. He was appointed Home Secretary on August 22, 2019. He was supposed to attain superannuation on November 30, 2020. However, a few days before that, the government extended his tenure till August 22, 2021. He got another extension in August last year.