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Sanjay Mitra takes over as Defence Secretary
By IANS | Bharat Defence Kavach | Publish Date: 5/25/2017 2:24:22 PM
Sanjay Mitra takes over as Defence Secretary

New Delhi: New Defence Secretary Sanjay Mitra took charge on Thursday, succeeding G. Mohan Kumar. Mitra, a 1982 batch IAS officer of the West Bengal cadre, was announced as the new Defence Secretary on May 10.

Mitra, who was the Road and Transport Secretary, was appointed as Officer on Special duty in the Defence Ministry on May 10, and took over as the Defence Secretary on completion of the tenure of incumbent secretary G. Mohan Kumar. He will have a fixed two-year tenure. 

Mitra, who is from Delhi, has served as the Chief Secretary in West Bengal and also served as Joint Secretary in the Prime Minister's Office of Manmohan Singh from November 2004 to July 2011. A post-graduate in Physics and Economics, Mitra also did his Mason Fellowship at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, US, in 1995-96.



भारत डिफेंस कवच की नई हिन्दी पत्रिका ‘डिफेंस मॉनिटर’ का ताजा अंक ऊपर दर्शाया गया है। इसके पहले दस पन्ने आप मुफ्त देख सकते हैं। पूरी पत्रिका पढ़ने के लिए कुछ राशि का भुगतान करना होता है। पुराने अंक आप पूरी तरह फ्री पढ़ सकते हैं। पत्रिका के अंकों पर क्लिक करें और देखें। -संपादक

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