Shaktikanta Das retires as Economic Affairs Secretary; Tapan Ray succeeds


(Source:ANI) Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das on Wednesday announced his retirement as the Corporate Affairs Secretary, after being associated with the Government of India for almost 37 years.

“It has been a very good experience, especially in the last three years. I was very fortunate to be a part of such key reforms and structural changes that have come about in the Ministry of Finance,” Shaktikanta Das told reporters here.

He will be succeeded by Tapan Ray, who will take the additional charges as the new Economic Affairs Secretary.

Through a string of tweets, Das, who has been associated with several crucial reforms of the Ministry, asserted that he will continue to express his opinion on important matters, now as a private individual.

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