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Subhash Garg takes over as economic affairs secy from Shaktikanta Das

Garg succeeds Shaktikanta Das, who retired after an extended tenure on May 31

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Subhash Chandra Garg
Subhash Chandra Garg | Photo Twitter : ANI

Senior Garg today assumed charge as secretary of the Department of (DEA) in the ministry.

A 1983 batch officer, from the cadre, Garg was executive director for Bangladesh, Bhutan, and prior to this appointment.

He succeeds Shaktikanta Das, who retired after an extended tenure on May 31. Secretary was given additional charge of secretary after Das' exit.

Garg today assumed charge as full-time secretary, an official statement said here.

As the secretary in the department, Garg will oversee capital markets, preparation as well as financing and decide on borrowing, along with He will also decide on funding by multilateral institutions.

Garg has widespread administrative experience with more than 30 years of service during which he handled key assignments, including administrative postings in his home state Rajasthan, a ministry statement said.

Garg has also worked with the central government in various capacities.

He was posted as director, DEA, Ministry of Finance, from May 2000 to September 2003. Later, he took over as joint secretary, Department of Expenditure with the same ministry and continued to hold that position till May 2005.

Garg has also worked at the Cabinet Secretariat where he held the position of joint secretary and additional secretary from February 2012 to December 2013.

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First Published: Wed, July 12 2017. 14:18 IST