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Kapil Dev Tripathi appointed Secretary to President Kovind


Kapil Dev Tripathi appointed Secretary to President Kovind



Kapil Dev Tripathi has been appointed as the Secretary to the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind.

Kapil Dev Tripathi will replace Sanjay Kothari, who was selected as the Chief Vigilance Commissioner in February.

Kapil Dev Tripathi is 1980-batch retired IAS officer of the Assam-Meghalaya cadre.

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has appointed Tripathi as Secretary to Kovind on contract basis, for a term co-terminus with the tenure of the President.


Mr. Tripathi, who retired as the Secretary in the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas in June 2018.


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