The Government of Tamil Nadu, on January 31, has released orders for the appointment of Rajeev Ranjan (IAS 1985-Batch) as the next Chief Secretary of the state. Ranjan will assume the office today on February 1, 2021.
Earlier, in the last week, the Centre had nodded to the repatriation of Ranjan to his parent cadre following the request from the state government. On his Central deputation, Ranjan was serving as Secretary, Union Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairy Development in New Delhi.
K Shanmugham (IAS 1985-Batch), the outgoing Chief Secretary of Tamil Nadu retired on January 31. He has now been appointed as Advisor to the Government of Tamil Nadu from February 1 for a period of one year.
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