Guwahati: Senior IAS officer Jishnu Baruah has been appointed as the chief secretary of the government of Assam on Friday.
Presently, Baruah is serving as the additional chief secretary for Home and Political, Revenue and Disaster Management, Assam Accord Implementation departments. He will take oath on Saturday.
The 1988 batch IAS officer, Jishnu Baruah, will replace incumbent chief secretary Kumar Sanjay Krishna as he is retiring on October 31.
Krishna was appointed as the chief secretary in December, 2019.