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Government of India
Ministry of Defence
25-May-2017 12:10 IST
Sanjay Mitra Takes Over as the New Defence Secretary

Shri Sanjay Mitra, took over as the new Defence Secretary on May 24th, succeeding Shri G Mohan Kumar.

 

Belonging to the 1982 batch of IAS, West Bengal cadre, Shri Mitra is a Post-Graduate in Physics and Economics. He also did his Mason Fellowship at the John F Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University in 1995 – 96.

 

Shri Mitra was earlier Secretary, Ministry of Road Transport & Highways in the Government of India and had also worked as Chief Secretary of West Bengal.

 

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