Sanjay Mitra appointed as Defence Secretary

The government has named Road Transport and Highways Secretary Sanjay Mitra as its new defence secretary in a top-level bureaucratic reshuffle.

Mitra will take over as the secretary after the present incumbent, G Mohan Kumar, completes his tenure on May 24,2017 an order issued by the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT). The Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC) decided Mitra would till then function as an Officer on Special Duty in the defence ministry.

Important Takeaways from above News for BOB PO Exam-
  • Road Transport and Highways Secretary is Sanjay Mitra
  • Sanjay Mitra takes over as the new defence secretary after the replacing of  G Mohan Kumar.
Source- The Hindu

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