Meet New Defence Secretary of India IAS Sanjay Mitra 1982 Batch West Bengal Cadre

Sanjay Mitra Takes Over as the New Defence Secretary 

Shri Sanjay Mitra, took over as the new Defence Secretary on May 24th, succeeding Shri G Mohan Kumar.
 
Belonging to the 1982 batch of IAS, West Bengal cadre, Shri Mitra is a Post-Graduate in Physics and Economics. He also did his Mason Fellowship at the John F Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University in 1995 – 96.
 
Shri Mitra was earlier Secretary, Ministry of Road Transport & Highways in the Government of India and had also worked as Chief Secretary of West Bengal.