Shri G Mohan Kumar today took over as the new Defence Secretary, succeeding Shri RK Mathur, who laid down office yesterday. Belonging to the 1979 batch of IAS, Odisha cadre, Shri Mohan Kumar is a post-Graduate in Chemistry and an MBA from UK. He has worked in various ministries and departments including Steel, Water Resources, Rural Development, Fisheries, Export Development and VAT Administration.
Shri Mohan Kumar was the Secretary, Defence Production since 01 September 2014 before taking over as the Defence Secretary.
(Text and photos by Ministry of Defence, New Delhi)