Utpal Kumar Singh (Retd.IAS:1986:UD) has been appointed as Secretary in Lok Sabha with effect from September 1 on contract basis. The appointment was
approved by Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on August 28.
He served as the chief secretary of Uttarakhand before retiring on July 31 this year. He has previously held various key positions in state and central ministries with departments ranging from Horticulture, Tourism, Home, Energy, Public Works Department (PWD).