Prabhat Kumar

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Prabhat Kumar
1st Governor of Jharkhand
In office
14 Nov 2000 – 3 Feb 2002
Preceded by Office Created
Succeeded by V. C. Pande
Personal details
Born (1940-10-05) 5 October 1940 (age 76)
Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
Nationality Indian
Profession Indian Administrative Service,(Retd)

Prabhat Kumar is a former governor of Jharkhand[1] and a former cabinet secretary in the Government of India.[2]


Prabhat Kumar was born and brought up in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh.


An IAS officer, he served as India's Cabinet Secretary from April 1998 to October 2000.[3]

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  1. ^ Smith, Michael, and John Bond (1 October 2004). "Businesses Urged to Close the World's Poverty Gaps". For A Change. Initiatives of Change-International. Retrieved 22 December 2012. There is a palpable crisis of governance in many developing countries,’ said Prabhat Kumar, the Director of an independent Centre for Governance in India and former Governor of Jharkhand State 
  2. ^ Ghosh, Abantika (5 June 2011). "Citizens push to bring Prime Minister in Lokpal ambit". Times of India. Retrieved 22 December 2012. 
  3. ^ "Prabhat Kumar". Governance India. IC Centre for Governance. Retrieved 22 December 2012. occupied the position of Cabinet Secretary from April 1998 to October 2000