New Delhi: Subhash Chandra Garg assumed charge as Secretary, Ministry of Power here today. Prior to this, he was serving as the Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs in the Ministry of Finance. He is a Rajasthan cadre IAS officer of 1983 batch.
Speaking to the media after assuming charge as Power Secretary, Shri Garg said that his decision to apply for VRS has nothing to do with his appointment as Power Secretary as he had already discussed the same with higher authorities on 18th July, 2019. Highlighting the importance of power sector, he said that the goal of 5 trillion economy will not be achieved unless power sector performs. So his focus will be on improving efficiency, bringing down costs and improving the health of power sector.