Shri Raj Kumar Singh today took over as Officer on Special Duty (OSD) in the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA). He will succeed Shri Gopal Krishna Pillai as Union Home Secretary for a period of two years. Shri Pillai demits office on the 30th of this month.
Shri Raj Kumar Singh is an IAS officer of the 1975 Batch and belongs to the Bihar Cadre. Before joining MHA as OSD, he was Secretary, Department of Defence Production, Ministry of Defence. He has served in his Cadre and at the Centre in various capacities including as Home Secretary of Bihar and Joint Secretary in MHA.