Former Defence Secretary Vijay Singh sworn in as UPSC member
Former Defence Secretary Vijay Singh took the oath of office and secrecy as
Member, Union Service Public Commission today.
Professor D.P.Agrawal, Chairman, UPSC, administered the oath.
An Indian Administrative Service Officer of the Madhya Pradesh Ca
Singh held several important assignments both in Madhya Pradesh and at the
Centre during his 37 year career.
His assignments at the Centre included Director in the Department of Cultural
Affairs, Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare,
Additional Secretary in the Ministry of Commerce, Ministry of Information and
Broadcasting and Ministry of Finance.
He became Chief Secretary of Madhya Pradesh in October, 2004 and served there
till January 2006.
Thereafter, he served as Secretary to Government of India in the Department
of AYUSH and later in the Department of Road Transport and Highways, till
becoming Defence Secretary in August, 2007. (ANI)