IFS officer Vivek Kumar, currently serving as director in PMO, appointed as private secretary to Narendra Modi

New Delhi: Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer Vivek Kumar was appointed as private secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday, according to an official order.

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet, headed by the prime minister, cleared the new assignment for Kumar, who is currently working as Director in the Prime Minister's Office.

Kumar's appointment will come into effect from the day of the assumption of charge and his tenure will be on a co-terminus basis or until further orders, whichever is earlier, the official order said.

Updated Date: Jul 19, 2019 17:48:11 IST