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Nirmal Singh takes over as new MOIA Secretary

Nirmal Singh, a 1970 batch IAS officer of the Tamil Nadu cadre, on took charge as secretary of the MOIA.

india Updated: Jun 05, 2006 18:29 IST

Nirmal Singh, a 1970 batch IAS officer of the Tamil Nadu cadre, on Monday took charge as Secretary of the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs.

He succeeds R Narayanaswami, who is now Chief Secretary to the Delhi government.

Singh was earlier secretary-general of the National Human Rights Commission. He is also a former Director-General of the Bureau of Indian Standards.