1978 BATCH RAJASTHAN CADRE OFFICER RAJIV MEHRISHI TO TAKE OVER AS ECONOMIC AFFAIRS SECRETARY
New Delhi: The Government took a major step in reshuffling as it has transferred Finance Secretary and Economic Affairs Secretary Arvind Mayaram to the Tourism Ministry. He will be replaced by his batchmate and 1978 batch Rajasthan cadre officer Rajiv Mehrishi. Mehrishi is currently the Chief Secretary of Rajasthan.
Mehrishi will join as Economic Affairs Secretary from November 1. Expenditure Secretary Ratan P Watal is likely to be the new Finance Secretary as he is the senior most among all the five secretaries in the Finance Ministry.