Pradeep Kumar to be next Defence Secretary

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New Delhi, July 14 (ANI): Pradeep Kumar has been appointed as the next Defence Secretary.

Kumar, a 1972 Haryana cadre IAS officer, is currently Secretary (Defence Production). He will have tenure of two years from the date of taking over the charge of the post.

The incumbent Vijay Singh is due to superannuate on July 31.

Kumar is a graduate in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi and Masters in Economic and Social Studies from the University of Wales, UK. (ANI)

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