In the recent bureaucratic reshuffle Finance Secretary Subhash Chandra Garg has been shunted to the Power Ministry and Rajiv Kumar, Secretary in the Department of Financial Services has been sent to the Finance Ministry. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved designating Shri Rajiv Kumar, lAS (Jharkhand, 1984), Secretary, Department of Financial Services, Ministry of Finance as Finance Secretary. The statement was issued by the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions.
In fact Subhash Chandra Garg requested for the voluntary retirement from government service lately after being transferred to the Ministry of Power. This week has witnessed lots of re-shuffles in which the government has shifted top bureaucrats across 12 ministries, departments and agencies. This re-arrangement has come after three weeks of the Union Budget in parliament a day after it was passed.