Department of Economic Affairs

Senior IAS officer Ajay Seth takes over as new Economic Affairs Secretary

A 1987-batch IAS officer of Karnataka cadre, Seth replaces Tarun Bajaj, who moved as Revenue Secretary in the Ministry of Finance.

published on : 16th April 2021

Tarun Bajaj is new revenue secretary, Ajay Seth in DEA

Bajaj, a 1988-batch Haryana-cadre IAS officer who has served in the PMO, has played a big role in the government’s ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’ package. 

published on : 7th April 2021

PM Modi to meet 15 global fund houses, says DEA Secretary

The decision follows conversations between funds and the Indian government on longterm investment opportunities in New Delhi.

published on : 22nd October 2020

Finance Ministry to kick-start budgetary exercise from October 16

The budget will have to address critical issues pertaining to growth contraction and subdued revenue collection triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic.

published on : 2nd October 2020