15th April 2019 Current Affairs
Gargi Kaul appointed as the Secretary of Defence Finance


Gargi Kaul has been appointed as the Secretary of Defence Finance as part of a bureaucratic reshuffle.

She is a 1984-batch of the Indian Audit and Accounts Services (IA&AS).

The senior bureaucrat, Kaul was earlier Financial Advisor, Defence Services, Ministry of Defence.

Other Appointments

  • Sumeet Jerath - Special Secretary, Cabinet Secretariat
  • Raj Kumar Goyal - Additional Secretary and Financial Advisor, Ministry of External Affairs
  • Prem Kumar Kataria - Additional Secretary, Ministry of Textiles
  • Anil Kumar Jha - Additional Secretary, Department of Revenue
  • S K G Rahate - Additional Secretary, Ministry of Power
  • Rajesh Kumar Chaturvedi - Additional Secretary & Financial Advisor, Ministry of Culture
  • Amitabh Kumar - Director General (Shipping), Ministry of Shipping

About Defence Ministry

Headquarters - New Delhi

Formed - 1776 (as Military Department), 1947 (as Ministry of Defence)

Minister - Nirmala Sitharaman

Deputy Minister - Dr. Subhash Ramrao Bhamre




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