DECEMBER 9, 2022
Governance

Administrative Reshuffle in Tamil Nadu, 11 IAS Officers Transferred

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New Delhi: According to a recent directive issued by the Government Of Tamil Nadu, several key officials in the Tamil Nadu bureaucracy have been transferred and assigned new roles. Thiru D. Baskara Pandian, IAS, previously the Collector of Tirupathur District, now takes charge as the Collector of Tiruvannamalai District. Dr. R. Brindha Devi, IAS, who served as the Director of Horticulture and Plantation Crops, assumes the role of Collector in an undisclosed district.

Thiru K. Tharpagaraj, IAS, formerly Deputy Secretary to Government in the Higher Education Department, is now appointed as the Collector of Tirupathur District. Thiru A.K Kamal Kishore, IAS, who held the position of Director of Welfare of the Differently Abled, is reassigned as the Collector of Tenkasi District.

Further changes include Thiru S. Arunraj, IAS, transitioning from the position of Executive Director at the Electronics Corporation of Tamil Nadu to the role of Collector in Chengalpattu District. Tmt. VR Subbalaxmi, IAS, previously Joint Commissioner (Admin) of Commercial Taxes in Chennai, now assumes the role of Collector in Chengalpattu District.

Thiru B. Murugesh, IAS, former Collector of Tiruvannamalai District, is appointed as the Director of Agriculture. Thiru P. Kumaravel Pandian, IAS, who served as the Collector of Vellore District, now takes on the role of Director of Horticulture and Plantation Crops.

Dr. D. Ravichandran, IAS, former Collector of Tenkasi District, moves to the Higher Education Department as Deputy Secretary to Government. Tmt. M. Lakshmi, IAS, previously the Director of Stationery and Printing, is now assigned as the Director of Welfare of the Differently Abled.

Additionally, Thiru G Prakash, IAS, formerly the Principal Secretary/Additional Commissioner (Admin.) of Revenue Administration, transitions to the role of Principal Secretary/Commissioner of Agricultural Marketing and Agri. Business. Dr. S. Natarajan, IAS, who served as the Director of Agricultural Marketing and Agri Business, now takes on the role of Additional Commissioner of Revenue Administration.