Chandigarh, November 10
Vinay Pratap Singh will be the new Deputy Commissioner (DC) of Chandigarh. A Haryana-cadre IAS officer of the 2011 batch, he is currently serving as the DC of Panchkula.
The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet, Department of Personnel and Training, Government of India, today approved the proposal of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) for an inter-cadre deputation of IAS officer Vinay Pratap Singh from the Haryana cadre to the AGMUT cadre (Chandigarh segment) for a period of three years or until further orders, whichever is earlier.The Haryana Government had sent a panel of three IAS officers —Vinay Pratap Singh, Prabhjot Singh and Mukul Kumar — to the UT for the post of the DC, which is reserved for a Haryana-cadre IAS officer.
The UT Administrator had recommended the name of Vinay Pratap Singh to the MHA for the post of DC.