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.