Senior Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Sanjeev Nandan Sahai was on Tuesday named the next power secretary succeeding Subhash Chander Garg, who had sought voluntary retirement after being moved out from the post of finance secretary soon after the Union Budget was passed by Parliament.
Garg was serving a three-month notice period pending acceptance of his voluntary retirement.
According to an order issued by the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT), the appointment committee headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has appointed 1986-batch union territory-cadre officer Sahai, who was the special secretary in the power ministry, as secretary upon the retirement of Garg on October 31. Read More
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