After coming in power for the second consecutive time in Kerala, the State government led by Pinarayi Vijayan released orders to appoint former senior state IAS officer KM Abraham as the Chief Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister.
As per the sources, the Kerala government crafted a special post for the 1982-Batch IAS (Retd.) officer KM Abraham following the imprisonment of M Sivasankar, a senior IAS officer, who was serving as the Principal Secretary to the CM during his previous tenure. M Sivasankar was caught in the gold smuggling case for whic he has been imprisoned.
Abraham, who retired as the Chief Secretary of Kerala during CM Vijayan’s previous tenure is considered to be close to the CM. In 2020, after his retirement, Abraham was assigned the charge of CEO, Kerala Infrastructure Investment Fund Board (KIIFB) to mobilise funds for infrastructure development in the State.
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