Subhash Garg takes charge as EcoAffairs secy

12 Jul 2017

Senior bureaucrat Subhash Chandra Garg Wednesday assumed charge as secretary of the Department of Economic Affairs (DEA) in the finance ministry.
A 1983 batch IAS officer, from the Rajasthan cadre, Garg was World Bank executive director for Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Sri Lanka prior to this appointment.
He succeeds Shaktikanta Das, who retired after an extended tenure on May 31. Corporate Affairs Secretary Tapan Ray was given additional charge of DEA secretary after Das' exit.