Tahlka News Desk
Mumbai: Senior IAS officer Sumit Mullick was appointed as the chief secretary of the state by CM Devendra Fadnavis. The file was signed early this morning.
Mullick, a 1982 batch IAS officer is currently serving as the chief protocol officer and also handles a unit of general administration department.
He had earlier served as the divisional commissioner of Amravati and worked the secretary of school education.
He was also secretary to the Governor. The present chief secretary Swadheen Kshatriya was due to retire on January 31, but was given a months extension
he is also the senior most bureaucrat in the state after Kshatriya and will retire in April 2018.