Former Finance Secretary Hasmukh Adhia was appointed as non-executive chairman of Bank of Baroda on Friday, according to a Personnel Ministry order.
The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved his appointment as part-time non-official director as well as non-executive chairman on the board of Bank of Baroda for a period of three years, it said.
Mr Adhia, a 1981-batch IAS officer of Gujarat cadre, superannuated on November 30 last year. He last served as the Finance Secretary.
A few days before his retirement, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had described Mr Adhia as a "no-nonsense civil servant who performed his job with professionalism".
In a Facebook post, titled ''Dr. Hasmukh Adhia retires'', Mr Jaitley had said, "He was unquestionably a highly competent, disciplined, no-nonsense civil servant and of course, with impeccable integrity."