Mrs. Kushal Singh has been appointed as the Chairperson of National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR), by the Ministry of Women and Child Development. She was selected by a Committee headed by Smt. Krishna Tirath, Minister of Women and Child Development.
Mrs. Kushal Singh is a retired IAS officer of the 1974 batch, Rajasthan cadre. She has held several high level posts in the Government of Rajasthan and the Central Government. She was the Chief Secretary, Government of Rajasthan in 2009. She was also the Chairperson, Board of Revenue, Rajasthan Pollution Control Board and the Commissioner for Disabled Persons, Government of Rajasthan.
Mrs. Singh has also been Secretary, Women and Child Development, as well as Principal Secretary for various ministries including Social Welfare and Tribal Area Development, Environment and Social Security, in the Government of Rajasthan. Mrs. Singh has also served as the Senior Directing Staff (Civil Services), National Defence College, Ministry of Defence. In addition to this she has been the Regional Cement Controller at Bombay for the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India.