CS Nilam Sawhney services extended
The union government of India has honored the request made by the AP state government and extended the services of chief secretary Nilam Sawhney by three months.
The Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) issued an order to this effect on Wednesday. Nilam Sawhney who is going to retire from the services on June 30 . But the center has extended her services by three months and now she would be in office till 30 September.
The Centre’s approval came after Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy wrote a letter seeking the extension of Nilam Sawhney’s tenure.
Nilam Sawhney took charge as the Chief Secretary to AP on November 13, 2019. AP CM YS Jagan personally wrote the letter to the Central government stating that her services are required in Andhra Pradesh for some more time in view of the COVID-19 pandemic and the union government also approved this request.