DB Gupta is Rajasthan's New Chief Secretary

Senior IAS officer DB Gupta was appointed as the new chief secretary of Rajasthan. Gupta replaces N C Goel, who completed four months as the chief secretary on 30th April 2018. A 1983-batch officer, Gupta was serving as the additional chief secretary, finance, excise and taxation department. He will also hold the post of chairman, Rajasthan State Mines and Minerals Ltd, Udaipur, till further orders.
Gupta, who hails from Jaipur, has been holding the post of additional chief secretary (finance, excise and taxation). Popularly known as 'DB' among bureaucratic circles, the soft-spoken seasoned bureaucrat hails from Jaipur and has an MA in Economics and MBA to boot. During his career spread over 35 years he handled many important positions, including commissioner, JDA; principal secretary, UDH, agriculture; additional chief secretary, PWD, energy, infrastructure, etc.