He is given an extension of six months
Cabinet Secretary Ajit Seth was on Monday given a six-month extension in service, 12 days before he was scheduled to retire, a move believed to be aimed at ensuring continuity.
The extension of Seth, 62, was approved by the Cabinet’s appointments committee, headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. This is a second extension for Seth, who had been given a one-year extension by the United Progressive Alliance government in June last year.
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