New Delhi: Ahead of commencement of work on a Budget for 2016-17, a new group during financial method currently took assign of pivotal portfolios.
Shaktikanta Das, 58, took assign as a secretary for Department of Economic Affairs after Rajiv Mehrishi on his final day in bureau was allocated Home Secretary for a two-year tenure.
Das, who was income secretary, hold discussions during length with his inheritor Hasmukh Adhia.
“Yes, they have taken charge,” a method central pronounced when asked if Das and Adhia have taken charge.
Adhia, who headed a Department of Financial Services, upheld on a rod to Anjuly Chib Duggal.
By a trait of his seniority, output secretary Ratan P Watal is expected to be a financial secretary. However, no central proclamation had been done so far.
Traditionally, a seniormost proxy in a financial method is named a financial secretary. Wattal, 59, is a 1978-batch Andhra Pradesh cadre IAS officer while Das belongs to 1980 collection from Tamil Nadu cadre.
Das is an aged mercantile affairs hand, carrying worked as corner secretary in-charge of budget. He also served as additional secretary in a DEA before relocating as fertilizer secretary. In Jun final year, he was brought behind to financial method after Rajiv Takru was shunted out.
Duggal, 58, a Punjab cadre IAS officer of 1981 batch, had formerly served as special secretary in a Department of Expenditure before being allocated corporate affairs secretary in Dec final year.
Adhia is a 1981 collection IAS officer from Gujarat.
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Finance method is slated to start consultations on 2016-17 Budget with opposite ministries and supervision departments from 4 September.
Beginning with commerce, weave and outmost affairs ministries on 4 September, a consultations with opposite supervision departments would interpretation on 28 September.
The consultations would concentration on output proposals for 2016-17 and revised estimates for 2015-16.
Later, consultations with several seductiveness groups like industry, traders’ bodies and trade unions will be held.
The Union Budget is traditionally presented on a final operative day of February.