The governor today appointed Shri Shambhu Singh Yadav as the new Deputy Lokayukta (UP-Lokayukta) of the state,” ,on joint recommendation of Chief Minister Shri Akhilesh Yadav and Lokayukta Justice Sanjay Misra.
The government had recommended Shri Yadav, a 1997-batch IAS officer, presently posted at the Chief Ministers secretariat on extension. Shri Yadav, considered close to ruling Samajwadi Party, had retired three years ago and served as special secretary to former Chief Minister Shri Mulayam Singh Yadav in the previous SP government in 2003.
The Deputy Lokayukta is appointed in consultation with Lokayukta and the CM. The post of Deputy Lokayukta was vacant since Shri Swatantra Singh’s term ended last year.
IndianBureaucracy.com wishes Shri S S Yadav the very best.