Former Health Secretary Preeti Sudan took the Oath of Office and Secrecy as Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Member in New Delhi. UPSC Chairman Dr. Manoj Soni administered the oath to Mrs. Sudan at Central Hall, UPSC Main Building.
Mrs. Sudan is a 1983 batch Andhra Pradesh cadre retired Indian Administrative Service officer. She also served as the Department of Food and Public Distribution Secretary as well as in Women and Child Development and in the Defence Ministry. The former IAS officer also has notable contributions in initiating the country's two flagship programs Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao and Ayushman Bharat. She also served as a Consultant with the World Bank.
Mrs. Sudan is an M.Phil in Economics and MSc in Social Policy and Planning from the London School of Economics. (AIR NEWS)