Ok Subramanian
Chief Financial Advisor


Subramanian’s first Financial Survey in July did some ‘Blue Sky Considering’ to attain and maintain eight% progress to achieve the $5-trillion financial system purpose. The survey had put folks on the centre of coverage making and recommended how a small nudge may result in large adjustments. A PhD in monetary Economics from the College of Chicago Sales space Faculty of Enterprise beneath professor Luigi Zingales and Raghuram Rajan, Subramanian will now be watched for his inputs to show across the slowing financial system.

Rajiv Kumar
Finance Secy & Secy, Dept Of Monetary Providers

After the mega consolidation of public sector banks, financial institution outreach to take credit score to the doorstep of potential debtors and a plan to ameliorate troubles of the non-banking finance firms, Kumar, a 1984 batch Jharkhand cadre IAS officer, might want to do lot extra as financial slowdown and credit score squeeze proceed to persist. Kumar will even must control fiscal deficit amidst stress to leverage authorities spending to spur progress.

Ajay Bhushan Pandey
Secy, Dept Of Income

Pandey, a 1984 Maharashtra Cadre IAS officer, has a troublesome balancing act readily available — rising expectations for a reduce in private earnings tax at the same time as income progress stays muted. After the historic company tax fee to 22%from 30% and to 15% from 25% for brand new manufacturing entities, Pandey can also be anticipated to ship on different reforms proposed by the committee on direct taxes. The officer who ensured ‘Aadhaar’ turned a part of each family, is now spearheading drive to extend use of expertise to spice up revenues and likewise improve taxpayer companies. Finances could be keenly watched for a few of these initiatives as additionally steps to supply a leg-up to ‘Make in India’.

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Atanu Chakraborty
Secy,Dept Of Financial Affairs

Chakraborty, 1985-batch Gujaratcadre IAS was moved to financial affairs quickly after the July Finances from the division of disinvestment. His imprint on the funds could be keenly watched out for as the federal government makes an attempt to roll out measures to revive the financial system.

T V Somanathan
Secy, Dept Of Expenditure

The 1987 batch IAS officer from the Tamil Nadu cadre is the newest entrant to the North Block. Somanathan served as a joint secretary within the prime minister’s workplace in 2015 after a stint on the World Financial institution. A PhD in economics from the Calcutta College, Somanathan faces an uphill job to maintain spending in verify with most ministries in search of further funds. North Block has already introduced measures to curb spending within the final quarter and the final month amid mounting stress on the fiscal aspect on account of reasonable revenues.

Tuhin Kanta Pandey
Secy, Dept Of Funding & Public Asset Administration

All eyes are on Pandey’s division as authorities eyes big-band disinvesment corresponding to privatisation of BPCL and Air India. It’s a race towards time for Pandey as he seeks to wind up BPCL sale by March 31. Pandey, a 1987-batch IAS officer of Odisha cadre, was appointed secretary, DIPAM in October and he hit the bottom operating with India’s first debt alternate traded fund. He must ship on the Rs 1.05 lakh crore divestment goal for presidency to keep away from a giant fiscal slippage.