New Delhi : Adani group’s corporate brand custodian and head of corporate aft fairs Aman Kumar Singh , who is facing a corruption charge in Chhattisgarh , has resigned from the board of NDTV Ltd due to other preoccupations . In a stock exchange filing ,.
New Delhi Television Ltd last week said , ” Aman Kumar Singh has tendered his resignation from the pod sit ion of non – executive di rector of the company , with effect from close of business hours on April 1 , 2023 , due to his preoccupation with other engagements ” .
Singh , a former Indian Revenue Service Officer , was a powerful bureaucrat in the Raman Singh – led BJP government in Chat Chhattisgarh and was the principal secretary to the chief minister .
He resigned from service and joined the Adani group in November 2022 as the Corporate Brand Custodian and Corporate Affairs head . And when Adani took control of NDTV , Singh was one of the directors the Adani group ape pointed to the board of the news broadcaster.
In February 2020 , the economic offences wing ( EOW ) of Chhattisgarh registered an FIR against Singh and his wife Yes men Singh in an alleged disproportionate assets case . The High Court quashed the FIR , but the Supreme Court last month set aside the HC order , saying it was desirable that the High Courts do not quash corruption case FIRS at the investigation stage , even if it is suspected that the case has been registered by a new government against officers of the previous government . After the Supreme Court order , Aman Singh appeared before the EOW on March 6.