Vijoy Kumar Singh Takes Charge as Special Chief Secretary to CM Punjab
Vijoy Kumar Singh Takes Charge as Special Chief Secretary to CM Punjab, Vows Pro-People and Efficient Administration
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Senior IAS officer Vijoy Kumar Singh has assumed the crucial role of Special Chief Secretary to Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann in Punjab. This appointment marks a significant step towards the Chief Minister’s vision of providing clean, efficient, and transparent administration to the people of the state.
Prioritizing People’s Well-being:
In his first address after taking charge, Mr. Singh emphasized his unwavering commitment to the pro-people policies of the state government. He pledged to prioritize the effective implementation of these policies, ensuring their benefits reach every citizen. His mission revolves around establishing a clean, efficient, responsive, and transparent administration that serves the people with dedication and integrity.
Focus on Key Sectors:
Mr. Singh highlighted the importance of focusing on key sectors like education, healthcare, employment generation, and industrial development. He assured that initiatives and infrastructure development in these areas would receive prime attention, propelling Punjab’s growth and prosperity. He also stressed the need for prompt and time-bound delivery of citizen-centric services, eliminating delays and bureaucratic hurdles.
Stronger Coordination and Collaboration:
To realize the vision of a flourishing border state, Mr. Singh emphasized the need for seamless coordination between the civil administration, police department, and other critical agencies. He believes that collaborative efforts will ensure optimal resource utilization and effective problem-solving, strengthening Punjab’s position as a secure and thriving state.
A Seasoned Public Servant:
Mr. Singh is a seasoned bureaucrat with over three decades of experience in the Indian Administrative Service. Having served in various capacities within the Union and state governments, including Joint Secretary in the Department of Personnel and Training, Special Secretary in the Ministry of Textiles, and Secretary in the Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare, he brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to his new role. His reputation for a proactive and responsive approach towards public service adds to his credentials, raising the hopes of a more efficient and people-oriented administration in Punjab.