Guwahati, Aug 31: Assam Chief Minister, Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma today called on the outgoing Chief Secretary Jishnu Barua at the latter’s office in the Assam Secretariat and wished him a happy and healthy post-retirement life.
The Chief Minister was accompanied by the Education Minister Ranoj Pegu, Chief Secretary-designate Paban Kumar Borthakur and Principal Secretary Samir Kumar Sinha.
The CM applauded the outgoing Chief Secretary for the dedicated service he extended to the state for more than three decades.
A 1988-batch IAS officer of Assam-Meghalaya cadre, Barua retired from Indian Administrative Service on reaching superannuation age today.
The CM expressed confidence that Barua would always be available for advice and guidance, whenever the government reached up to him.