Union Home Secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla’s tenure extended for one year

New Delhi : The Government on Thursday approved the extension in service to Union Home Secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla for a period of one year, an official order from the Personnel Ministry said.

The Union Home Secretary’s present tenure was to end on August 22.

Ajay Kumar Bhalla is a 1984 batch IAS officer of Assam-Meghalaya cadre.

“The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved extension in service to Ajay Kumar Bhalla, IAS (AM: 84) as Home Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs for one year beyond the present tenure i.e. 22.08.2021,” the order said.

Ajay Kumar Bhalla was appointed as the Union Home Secretary in August 2019.