New Delhi: Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das has been given three months extension by central government.
Das, a 1980 batch IAS officer of Tamilnadu cadre, joined as Economic Affairs Secretary in Ministry of Finance on August 29, 2015.
59-year-old Das, was also in contention for the post of Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) chief after completion of U K Sinha’s second innings.
Das holds a Master’s degree from St Stephen’s College, Delhi.
Das has about 12 years of experience in handling finance and related matters, both at the Centre and state level.