Sanjay Mitra appointed new Defence Secretary

| Updated: May 26, 2017 00:58 IST

New Delhi [India] May 25 (ANI): Sanjay Mitra has taken over as Defence Secretary from G. Mohan Kumar. An officer of the 1982 batch of the Indian Administrative Service (IAS), West Bengal cadre, Mitra is a post-graduate in physics and economics. He will have a two-year tenure. Mitra was earlier Secretary of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways and Chief Secretary of West Bengal. (ANI)