Sumit Bose is the new Finance Secretary
New Delhi: Revenue Secretary Sumit Bose, an IAS officer of 1976 batch, will be the new Finance Secretary.
“Sumit Bose, IAS, Secretary, Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance, designated as Finance Secretary,” said an official release on appointments cleared by the ACC.
Bose, a Madhya Pradesh cadre officer, is the senior most Secretary in the Finance Ministry. Arvind Mayaram (Economic Affairs) and Ratan P Watal (Expenditure) are the other two Secretaries.
The Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC) also upgraded V R Sadasivam as the Additional Secretary (Finance) in the Department of Atomic Energy.
The post of the Finance Secretary fell vacant after R S Gujral, who was also looking after the Expenditure Department, retired last month.
Watal took over as Secretary in the Expenditure Department.