Ajay Kumar Bhalla
The Secretary, Ministry of Power, Shri Ajay Kumar Bhalla in New Delhi on May 31, 2019 (cropped).jpg
Home Secretary of India
Assumed office
22 August 2019
Appointed byAppointments Committee of the Cabinet
Preceded byRajiv Gauba
Personal details
Alma materUniversity of Delhi

Ajay Kumar Bhalla is the current Home Secretary of India. He assumed the office on 23 August 2019, succeeding Rajiv Gauba. He is a senior IAS officer of 1984 batch, [1][2] from Assam Meghalaya cadre. He received three one-year extensions in August 2020, 2021, and 2022.


  1. ^ "Ajay Kumar Bhalla is new home secretary". India Today. IANS. 22 August 2019. Retrieved 2 February 2020.
  2. ^ "IAS Officer Ajay Kumar Bhalla Appointed Next Union Home Secretary". News18. Retrieved 2 February 2020.