New Delhi, Sept. 12 -- The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) on Wednesday approved two key appointments - PK Mishra as Principal Secretary and PK Sinha as Principal Adviser to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Mishra, a veteran bureaucrat from Gujarat cadre, was working as Additional Principal Secretary to PM from May 2014 while Sinha was functioning as OSD in the Prime Minister's Office after retiring as Cabinet Secretary recently.

The post of principal secretary to the PM fell vacant after Nripendra Misra expressed his desire to leave the post and continued till Thursday.

Pramod Kumar Mishra (PK Mishra) had already been given Cabinet Rank in June and was handling senior level posting and transfers. He was Agriculture and Cooperat...