Tamil Nadu government has announced P Rama Mohana Rao as the new Chief Secretary of the state, in a first major shuffle of senior bureaucrats. Incumbent chief secretary K Gnanadesikan has been posted as chairman and managing director of Tamil Nadu Industrial Development Corporation (TIDCO).
Rao will also hold full additional charge of Vigilance Commissioner and Commissioner for Administrative reforms. K N Venkataramanan (a retired IAS official), has been designated as Principal Secretary/ Secretary-I to the Chief Minister. Santha Sheela Nair, another retired IAS person will be a Officer on Special Duty in the CM’s Office.
Shiv Das Meena, Principal Secretary to government, Cooperation, Food and Consumer Protection Department is transferred and posted as Principal Secretary /Secretary II to Chief Minister. S Vijayakumar, Secretary-Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries will be the secretary III to Chief Minister. A Ramalingam will be the Secretary IV to the Chief Minister.
So let’s do:
1. Expand the term TIDCO?
2. Who is new Chief Secretary of Tamil Nadu?