Chandigarh: Punjab government on Wednesday appointed Rakesh Singh, a 1978 batch Punjab cadre IAS officer as the new Chief Secretary of Punjab replacing SC Agrawal. 

SC Agrawal has been appointed as the Chief Commissioner of the state government’s dream project under Right to Service Act.

Rakesh Singh has earlier served as Ferozepur Deputy Commissioner, CITCO MD, Finance and Home Secretary of Union Territory of Chandigarh.