New Delhi, August 04, 2023.

Union Home Secretary Ajay kumar Bhalla was on Friday given a one-year extension till August 22, 2024, according to a Personnel Ministry order.

This is his fourth extension in the post.

Bhalla, a 1984-batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer of the Assam-Meghalaya cadre, was appointed home secretary in August 2019.