Shaktikanta Das on 14 June 2014 was appointed as the new Revenue Secretary. He is a 1980 batch IAS officer of Tamilnadu cadre. He will succeed Rajiv Takru.
Shaktikanta Das is currently working as Fertilizer Secretary. He will take his charge on 17 June 2014.
The appointment was approved by Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC), headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Rajiv Takru was appointed as Secretary to the Department of North Eastern Region (DONER).
About Shaktikanta Das
Shaktikanta Das is a History post graduate 1980 Batch from Tamilnadu Cadre. Prior to this appointment he has served in the north block as Joint Secretary Finance Expenditure in 2008 and Finance affairs upto December 2013.
He was appointed as Fertilizer Secretary in December 2013. Prior to that, he was Special Secretary at Department of Economic Affairs in the Ministry of Finance.