Who will be the next Chief Secretary in Bihar, there are speculations; Waiting for Tripurari Sharan to get extension
In the corridor of Patna Secretariat, there is a lot of discussion that now Bihar will get a new Chief Secretary in the next year i.e. in January of 2022. Discussions are intensifying regarding the new Chief Secretary. There is also a discussion about the extension of the period of three months to the present Chief Secretary Tripurari Sharan. The Nitish government of the state has sent a letter to the central government for extension of this period, which is to be decided this week.
Chief Secretary going to retire on 30th of this month
Chief Secretary Tripurari Sharan is a 1985 batch officer. He was made the Chief Secretary on May 1 of the same year. The date of his retirement was 30 June. But the state government had written a letter to the central government for his extension. On this he was given an extension of three months. In this sense, he has to retire on 30 September. There is a discussion that the state government has again written a letter to the Center for their second extension. If he gets an extension of three months, he will be in service till December this year. In this context, the new Chief Secretary of Bihar will be met in January next year. In the past, there have been instances in Bihar of giving extension to the Chief Secretary level officer twice.
The tradition of making Development Commissioner the Chief Secretary
If for some reason the current Chief Secretary Tripurari Sharan does not get extension, then there are many names for the post of Chief Secretary. It has been a tradition in Bihar that the Development Commissioner is made the Chief Secretary. If work on this tradition progresses, then Aamir Subhani can get the responsibility of Chief Secretary. Only one officer is above Amir Subhani in terms of seniority. Revenue Board chairman and member Sanjeev Kumar Sinha is above Amir Subhani in terms of preference. While Sanjeev is a 1986 batch officer, Amir Subhani is a 1987 batch officer. Sanjeev Sinha will retire in May next year. Whereas, the retirement date of Amir Subhani is 30th April, 2024.