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New addl secy, advisor in IT Ministry

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NEW DELHI: Anuradha Mitra has been appointed as the additional secretary and financial advisor in the electronics & information technology ministry. Mitra is a 1984 batch officer of the Indian Defence Accounts Service.

She was until now the joint secretary & financial advisor in the same ministry. She has been assigned the new role by upgrading her position for a period of two years or until further orders, whichever is earlier.

The ministry is in charge of the development of set-top boxes for digital addressable system, and for implementing the Indian conditional access system (iCAS) which has been adopted by Doordarshan’s Freedish DTH platform.

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