Shillong: Senior bureaucrat Kuljit Singh Kropha on Monday took over as the new Chief Secretary of Meghalaya.
He succeeded P.B.O. Warjri, who retired on Monday.
Kropha, a 1982 batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) Assam-Meghalaya cadre officer, served in the central government in various capacities besides in Meghalaya.
Before his appointment as chief secretary, he was additional chief secretary in charge of Home (Police), Transport and Political Department and additional chief secretary to the chief minister's secretariat.