Siraj Hussain takes charge as agriculture secretary
NEW DELHI: Siraj Hussain, IAS, 1979 batch Uttar Pradesh Cadre, assumed charge as Secretary, Department of Agriculture and Cooperation(DAC), Ministry of Agriculture. He succeeds Ashish Bahuguna who retired on same day.
Earlier, he also worked in Department of Agriculture and Cooperation, Ministry of Agriculture as Additional Secretary and Special Secretary. Before his appointment to new assignment, he was Secretary to Ministry of Food Processing Industries. He also served as CMD of Food Corporation of India for over two years.