Raipur (Chhattisgarh): Subrat Sahu, 1992 Batch IAS officer has taken over the additional charge of chief secretary of the Chhatisgarh State.

At present Subrat Sahu is in charge of chef minister Bhupesh Baghel’s office as additional chief secretary and principal secretary of departments like home, jail administration, power, electronics, I.T., commerce and industry

Since the present chief secretary Amitabh Jain has gone on leave on health ground, Sahu has been appointed as chief secretary in his place.

The appointment order has been notified through a government circular issued by the department of general administration.

Sahu has been awarded President’s Medal by President Ramnath Kovind, because of his able electoral management and transparent administration during his tenure as chief election officer of the State of Chhatisgarh.

Sahu has had the privilege of earning name, fame and wide acclamation in bureaucratic circles and public esteem because of his exemplary and exceptional administrative skill in successfully handling several key and sensitive government departments.

Subrat Sahu is the son of former chief secretary of Odisha Sahadeb Sahu.