Banerjee set to succeed Mitra as Chief Secretary, WB


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The incumbent Home Secretary (WB) Basudeb Banerjee (IAS:1983:WB) is set to succeed Sanjay Mitra as new Chief Secretary to the government of West Bengal.

Having appointed as Secretary, Ministry of Road Transport & Highways Mitra will move to Centre by December 31 to take over from Vijay Chhibber (IAS:1978:TR).

Exhibiting an example of advance succession planning Mamta Banerjee Govt had named Banerjee, though informally, as next CS in the first week of December itself.


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