Sanjay Mitra appointed new Defence Secretary

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)