Central govt departments get new secretaries; Sanjay Mitra new defence secy

Road Transport and Highways Secretary Sanjay Mitra was today named as the next Defence Secretary.

The Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC) has approved his appointment initially as Officer on Special Duty (OSD) in the Defence Ministry.

The officer will take over as the Secretary, Ministry of Defence on completion of tenure of the present incumbent G Mohan Kumar on May 24, an order issued by the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) said. Read more



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