Pranab Mukherjee assumes charge as Finance Minister

May 25th, 2009 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI  

New Delhi, May 25 (ANI); Pranab Mukherjee on Monday assumed his charge as the new Finance Minister.

Mukherjee was welcomed by the Finance Secretary, Revenue Secretary, Expenditure Secretary, Disinvestment Secretary, CEA, Chairman, CBDT and Chairman, CBEC.

Immediately after assuming charge, Mukherjee had a series of meetings with all the senior officers of the Ministry. He reviewed the status of various programmes and issues relating to all the departments of the Ministry.

Issues relating to forthcoming budget were also discussed at the meetings. (ANI)

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