Cabinet secretary Ajit Seth gets six-month extension

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Cabinet Secretary Ajit Seth, who was due for retirement this month, was today given an extension of six months.

The extension of 62-year-old Seth, a 1974 batch IAS officer of Uttar Pradesh cadre, was cleared by Appointments Committee of the Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

The government has approved extension of Seth as Cabinet Secretary for a period of six months with effect from June 14 or till further orders, which ever is earlier, an official notification said.

Seth had taken over as Cabinet Secretary in 2011 with a fixed tenure upto June 14, 2013. His tenure was extended by the previous UPA government.

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