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Rajni Razdan to take oath as UPSC Chairman on August 16

Rajni Razdan. File photo: V.V. Krishnan  

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Rajni Razdan has been appointed the next Union Public Service Commission chairman. She will take the oath of office on Saturday, replacing Professor D.P. Agrawal.



Ms. Razdan, a 64-year-old former Indian Administrative Service officer from the Haryana cadre, has been a UPSC member since April 19, 2010. She has held several important posts in her home cadre, including Secretary, Cooperation and Public Health; Principal Secretary, Housing; and Haryana Housing Board chairman.



She worked as Joint Secretary, Ministry of Food, and Additional Secretary, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions. She retired as Secretary, Department of Pension and Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances in 2007.

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