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A N Jha replaces Adhia as new finance secretary

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December 03, 2018 23:09


A N Jha, Secretary, Expenditure, has been appointed as new Finance Secretary, a government order said Monday.
   
Prime Minister Narendra Modi led Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has cleared Jha's appointment to the post after incumbent Hasmukh Adhia, a 1981-batch Gujarat cadre officer of the Indian Administrative Service, retired on November 30.
 
Fifty-nine-year old Ajay Narayan Jha, is a 1982-batch IAS officer of Manipur Tripura cadre.
 
An alumnus of St Stephens College from where he passed with first class in Graduation and post graduation in History, Jha is a recipient of World Bank scholarship to pursue Masters in Economic Policy Management from McGill University in Canada. 
 
He is also an MPhil in public administration from Delhi University. -- PTI 

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