Farewell to Kantha Rao
OFFICERS AND employees of Finance Department, along with their minister Raghavji, today gave farewell to the outgoing Director Budget V L Kantha Rao and welcomed the new incumbent Sanjay Shukla.india Updated: Jun 10, 2006 01:50 IST
OFFICERS AND employees of Finance Department, along with their minister Raghavji, today gave farewell to the outgoing Director Budget V L Kantha Rao and welcomed the new incumbent Sanjay Shukla.
Speaking on the occasion Finance Minister Raghavji lauded the efforts made by Kantha Rao in managing financial matters effectively. Rao is going on deputation to Center in the Ministry of Personnel.
Principal Secretary, Finance, Sumit Bose rated him as a diligent officer. “He is going on deputation against our wishes because we want him to continue to work in the department,” said Bose.
He however, extended his best wishes to the outgoing director for his future carrier. Outgoing Director Budget in his address said that the staff of finance department is very talented and cooperative.
“When I had joined the department I did not know much about finance but with the help and cooperation of the staff I learnt a lot”.
He attributed his entire knowledge about finance to the staff of the department. Rao advised his successor, Sanjay Shukla, to maintain cordial relations with the staff, which in turn would give excellent results.
However, when requested to speak, Shukla did not address the employees on the plea that as was new in the department. Secretary Finance A P Shrivastava and Praveen Garg, along with other officials and employees of the department, were present on the occasion.