G Mohan Kumar is Defence Secy
New Delhi, May 22
G. Mohan Kumar, an Orissa-cadre IAS officer of the 1979 batch, was appointed as the new Defence Secretary here today. Kumar, who hails from Kerala, will take over from RK Mathur, who superannuated after a two-year tenure.
Kumar is working as Secretary, Department of Defence Production and is India’s points-man in the Defence Technology and Trade Initiative with the US. Ashok Kumar Gupta, a Tamil Nadu-cadre IAS officer of the 1981 batch, will take over as Secretary, Department of Defence Production, replacing G. Mohan Kumar. —
(Source- Tribune NewService)
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