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Lavasa may be next defence secy

Adhia could take over as finance secy

Arup Roychoudhury  |  New Delhi 

Ashok Lavasa, the government's finance secretary, could be the next defence secretary, after incumbent G Mohan Kumar finishes his tenure this month. This, coupled with economic affairs secretary Shaktikanta Das' retirement, again in late May, will trigger a bureaucratic reshuffle and could lead to Hasmukh Adhia, revenue secretary, becoming the finance secretary, this newspaper has learnt. Lavasa, a 1980 batch Indian Administrative Service Officer, has been expenditure secretary since April 2016. He was officially named finance secretary (the term given to the seniormost of ...

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First Published: Tue, May 02 2017. 00:15 IST
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