09 June 2016 Current Affairs: Tamil Nadu government has appointed P Rama Mohana Rao as State Chief Secretary on 8 June 2016.
Incumbent Chief Secretary K Gnanadesikan has been transferred as Additional Chief Secretary, Chairman and Managing Director, Tamil Nadu Industrial Development Corporation (TIDCO).
A 1985 batch officer, 58-year-old Rao was additional Chief Secretary/Secretary-I to the Chief Minister before he was named Chief Secretary. Rao would also hold full additional charge of Vigilance Commissioner and Commissioner for Administrative reforms.
According to the government order, K N Venkataramanan (retired IAS official), Shiv Das Meena, S Vijayakumar and A Ramalingam have been designated Secretary-I, Secretary-II, Secretary-III and Secretary-IV to the Chief Minister.