Tarun Bajaj appointed as Economic Affairs Secretary

  • Tarun Bajaj took charge as the new Economic Affairs Secretary on May 1, 2020. He has assumed charge at a time when the economy is under severe stress due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
  • Tarun Bajaj is a 1988 batch IAS officer. He was previously serving as the Additional Secretary in Prime Minister’s Office. He has succeeded Atanu Chakraborty, who retired on April 30, 2020.
  • Before joining the Prime Minister’s Office in 2015, Bajaj was the Joint Secretary in the Economic Affairs Department, where he primarily looked after multilateral funding agencies division.
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