Ahead of local body elections in the state, the Government of Tamil Nadu has transferred more than 10 IAS officers, including the state election commissioner.
Sigy Thomas Vaidhyan, a 2002 batch IAS officer of Tamil Nadu (TN) cadre, has been transferred as commissioner of school education. Vaidhyan is currently working as commissioner of art and culture; 2005 batch IAS officer V Kalaiarasi, director of land reforms, has been made director of art and culture.
C Munianathan, a 2003 batch IAS officer of TN cadre, has been made commissioner of Adi Dravidar and Welfare Department. Munianathan is currently posted as special secretary to government, Agriculture Department.
Dr L Subramanian, a 2005 batch IAS officer of TN cadre, has been transferred as Secretary, Tamil Nadu State Election Commission (TNSEC). Dr Subramanian is currently serving as the district collector of Villupuram; 2009 batch IAS officer S Palanisamy, Secretary TNSEC, has been made Director of Town Panchayats.
TS Rajasekar, a 2006 batch IAS officer of TN cadre, has been transferred as Chairman of Medical Services Recruitment Board. Rajasekar is the former collector of Madurai district and presently on leave.
Sajjansingh R Chavan, a 2008 batch IAS officer of TN cadre, has been transferred as commissioner of Civil Supplies Corporation and Consumer Protection. Chavan is currently working as managing director, Tamil Nadu Adi Diravidar Housing and Development Corporation.
2011 batch IAS officer of TN cadre, M Govinda Rao, Deputy Commissioner (works), Greater Chennai Corporation, has been transferred as district collector, Thanjavur, while 2010 batch IAS officer A Annadurai, district collector of Thanjavur has been made district collector of Villupuram district.
2010 batch IAS officer of TN cadre, A Sivagnanam, district collector, Virudhunagar, has been posted as joint secretary to government, Health and Family Welfare Department, while 2010 batch IAS officer R Kannan, presently working as a commissioner of Civil Supplies Corporation and Consumer Protection has been transferred as district collector, Virudhunagar.
2012 batch IAS officer of TN cadre, KV Muralidharan, director of Adi Diravidar Welfare Department, has been posted as managing director of Tamil Nadu Cements Corporation Limited and 2014 batch IAS officer P Kumaravel Pandian, deputy commissioner (education), Greater Chennai Corporation has been made deputy commissioner (works), Greater Chennai Corporation.