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Sudripto Roy Himachal's new chief secretary

Sudripto Roy, a 1978-batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer, will be the new chief secretary of Himachal Pradesh, replacing Harinder Hira, who retired Monday.

chandigarh Updated: May 01, 2012 12:07 IST

Sudripto Roy, a 1978-batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer, will be the new chief secretary of Himachal Pradesh, replacing Harinder Hira, who retired Monday.

Hira was appointed chief secretary April 1 this year on the superannuation of Rajwant Sandhu.

Roy was earlier additional chief secretary (forests, environment and science and technology).

Roy also served as secretary general of the International Jute Study Group based in Dhaka in Bangladesh for three years from 2007.