MoF | Ajay Narayan Jha appointed as Member of the Finance Commission

S.O. 1040(E)—The following Order made by the President to be published for general information:-

ORDER

Whereas, the Fifteenth Finance Commission has been constituted by the President by an order of the Government of India, in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Economic Affairs) published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (ii), vide S.O. 3755(E), dated the 27th November, 2017 and Shri Shaktikanta Das was appointed as one of the Member of the said Commission.

And whereas, Shri Shaktikanta Das had resigned as Member from the said Commission and the President had pleased to accept the said resignation with effect from the 11th December 2018 by an order of the Government of India, in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Economic Affairs) published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (ii), vide S.O. 6142(E), dated the 12th December, 2018;

Now, therefore, in pursuance of clause (1) of Article 280 of the Constitution, read with Sections 3, 4 and 6 of the Finance Commission (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1951 (33 of 1951), the President is pleased to appoint Shri Ajay Narayan Jha as Member of the Finance Commission with effect from the 1st March, 2019 and for that purpose makes the following amendment in the aforesaid Order dated the 27th November, 2017, namely:-

In the said Order, in paragraph 1, for serial number 1 and the entries relating thereto, the following serial number and entries shall be substituted, namely:-

“1. Shri Ajay Narayan Jha, –                                                                          Member”
Finance Secretary,
Government of India

[Notification dt. 27-02-2019]

Ministry of Finance

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