New Delhi: Ashok Patnaik, a senior IPS officer, is appointed as the chief executive officer (CEO) of Natgrid on Wednesday. Patnaik is the son-in-law of former prime minister Manmohan Singh.
The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of A.K. Patnaik, IPS (GJ: 83), Additional Director, Intelligence Bureau as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), National Intelligence Grid (NATGRID).
The appointment of CEO, NATGRID will be effective from the date of assumption of charge of the post upto December 31, 2018 i.e. the date of his retirement on superannuation or until further orders, whichever is earlier.