Agartala, April 1 (IANS): Senior bureaucrat Yashpal Singh today took over as the new Chief Secretary of Tripura. He succeeded G Kameswara Rao, who retired from service on March 31.
An Indian Administrative Officer (IAS) officer of the 1984 batch, Singh worked in the Central government in various capacities before joining the new post, an official notification said.
Singh, who has in the past worked in Tripura in numerous positions, would look after home, general administration and forests department.
The Tripura government in a separate notification has reshuffled the departments among the 13 top officials.