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Finance Secy Ajay Narayan Jha gets one-month extension; appointed member of 15th Finance Commission

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Narayan has been given one-month extension in service and appointed as the member of the 15th Finance Commission, according to a order.

He is a 1982 batch of cadre.

The of the Cabinet has approved extension in service of Jha, and Secretary, Department of Expenditure, for a period of one month beyond his superannuation, i.e. January 31 this year, the order said.

Barely two-months ahead of his retirement, was in December appointed as the in place of Hasmukh Adhia, who superannuated on November 30.

Senior Gujarat-cadre IAS G C Murmu had been appointed Secretary, Murmu, who has already joined the department as the on Special Duty, will take over the new charge from in March now.

Jha has also been named as the member, 15th vice Shaktikanta Das, with effect from March 1 this year, the order said.

Das has taken over as the Reserve Bank of

The 15th Finance Commission, headed by former member N K Singh, is mandated to recommend distribution of net proceeds of taxes between and the states among others.

In another order, the said has been appointed Administrator, (USOF) under the

Arya, a 1989 batch IAS officer of cadre, has been appointed to the post in place of

"Orders regarding further posting of Singh (a 1989 batch IAS officer of Madhya Pradsh cadre) are being issued separately," it said.

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First Published: Mon, January 14 2019. 20:20 IST