Kumar Alok takes charge as fifth chief secretary of Tripura
By Our Correspondent, 07/06/2021, Agartala

Senior IAS officer Alok Kumar on Monday took charge as the fifth chief secretary of Tripura replacing incumbent IAS officer Manoj Kumar who is now moved to New Delhi as Special Chief Resident Commissioner of Tripura Bhavan.

Alok is the fifth chief secretary in the 38 month long BJP led government in Tripura. Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb congratulated the newly-appointed chief secretary after he took over.

"Shri Kumar Alok ji takes charge as the Chief Secretary today. He will wholeheartedly work with the team to make Tripura a model state and fulfil the dream of Honble PM Shri Narendra Modi ji. I congratulate him on assuming charge. All the best," the chief minister tweeted on Monday.

Alok Kumar of 1990 batch IAS was earlier posted as additional secretary in the Cabinet Secretariat at New Delhi. Kumar Alok would now look after General Administrations (Confidential and Cabinet, Personnel and Training) and Home Department.