A senior IAS officer, Alok Kumar (IAS 1990-Batch) has been appointed as the new Chief Secretary of Tripura on June 1. Alok Kumar replaces Manoj Kumar (IAS 1990-Batch) who is the incumbent CS of the state. Manoj Kumar has been a[ppointed as Special Chief Resident Commissioner, Tripura, in New Delhi. According to the notification, Manoj Kumar will serve as the Head of the Department, Tripura Bhawan.
The Government of India, on May 31, had transferred Alok Kumar back to his parent cadre in Tripura. Prior to these orders, he was posted as Additional Secretary in Cabinet Secretariat on the request of the Government of Tripura.