According to an official release issued by the Ministry of Personnel on Tuesday, the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved his appointment on approved standard terms and conditions

Mishra, a 1972 batch retired IAS officer, had served as Secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture between December 1, 2006 and August 31, 2008.

Between 2001 and 2004, 65-year-old Mishra was Principal Secretary to Modi, when he was the Gujarat Chief Minister.

He was appointed Chairman of Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission after his retirement in 2008. He retired from this post after a term of five years in 2013.

Earlier on May 28, 69-year-old former TRAI chairman Nripendra Misra was appointed Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister. He is a 1967-batch retired IAS officer of Uttar Pradesh cadre.


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