The Finance Secretary Shri Ratan P. Watal held a coordination cum review meeting with the Secretaries and Chief Economic Adviser of the Ministry of Finance. The Finance Secretary took stock of the work in progress and discussed pending policy issues in different Departments of the Ministry. He called for expeditious action in such matters. This was the First Meeting taken by Shri Watal after becoming the Finance Secretary at the beginning of this month.
The aforesaid meeting also discussed issues relating to better coordination among all the Departments of the Ministry especially in view of Budgetary exercise which has already started. Such Meetings will be now held on regular basis and to begin with, on weekly basis. The meeting was attended among others by Shri Shaktikanta Das, Secretary (DEA), Dr. Hasmukh Adhia, Revenue Secretary, Ms. Anjuly Chib Duggal, Secretary (DFS), Ms. Aradhana Johri, Secretary (Disinvestment) and Dr. Arvind Subramanian, Chief Economic Adviser (CEA).