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IAS officer A N Jha is new Finance Secretary, succeeds Hasmukh Adhia

Ajay Narayan Jha, 59, is a 1982-batch IAS officer of the Manipur-Tripura cadre.

IAS officer A N Jha is new Finance Secretary, succeeds Hasmukh Adhia

Ajay Narayan Jha, secretary, expenditure, will be the country’s new Finance Secretary, a government order said Monday. The Cabinet’s Appointments Committee cleared Jha's appointment after incumbent Hasmukh Adhia, a 1981-batch Gujarat cadre officer of the Indian Administrative Service (IAS), retired on November 30. Jha, 59, is a 1982-batch IAS officer of the Manipur-Tripura cadre. An alumnus of St Stephens College from where he passed with first class in Graduation and post graduation in History, Jha is a recipient of World Bank scholarship to pursue ...