Sailesh appointed as Registrar General and Census Commissioner
His appointment was confirmed by Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC) headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
He has been appointed for a period till July 28, 2017 and shall succeed C Chandramouli after he completed his tenure.
Sailesh is a 1985 batch IAS officer of Assam-Meghalaya cadre. Prior to this appointment he was serving as Additional Secretary in the Union Home Ministry.