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Compulsory wait ends for IAS officers

By Our Special Correspondent

CHENNAI, JUNE 25. After the mass transfer of IAS officials on June 5, the AIADMK Government today provided postings for over 40 officers put on `wait'.

With these appointments, most IAS officers in the State, barring a few former Collectors, including Mr. C. Umashankar, have been given postings.

Significantly, the super-time scale IAS officers who held key posts in the previous DMK regime, including former Public Secretary, Mr. M. F. Farooqui, and the former PWD Secretary, Mr. N. P. Gupta, have been shunted to what is normally termed as insignificant posts.

Following are the official postings:

Mr. M. F. Farooqui, IAS, formerly Secretary, Public and Rehabilitation, posted Commissioner and Director of Indian Medicine and Homoeopathy.

Mrs. O. P. Sosamma, IAS, formerly Secretary, Small Industries posted Special Commissioner and Commissioner of Land Administration vice Mr.M.Abul Hassan posted Secretary, State Human Rights Commission.

Mr. Ajay Bhattacharya, IAS, formerly Secretary, Housing and Urban Development, posted Commissioner, Government Data Centre.

The services of Mrs. Susan Mathew, IAS, formerly Secretary, Commercial Taxes, are placed at the disposal of Tamil Nadu Power Finance and Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd. for appointment as its Chairperson and Managing Director.

The services of Mr. N. P. Gupta, IAS, formerly Secretary, Public Works department, are placed at the disposal of Tamil Nadu Maritime Board, as its Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. He will also function as Project Director, Tamil Nadu Road Sector Project.

The services of Mr. L. K. Tripathy, IAS, formerly Secretary, Health and Family Welfare, are placed at the disposal of Tamil Nadu Industrial Explosives Ltd., for appointment as its Chairman and Managing Director.

The services of Mr. S. Rajarethinam, IAS, formerly Secretary, Environment and Forests, are placed at the disposal of Tamil Nadu Small Industries Development Corporation for appointment as its Managing Director.

Mr. N. Athimoolam, IAS, formerly Secretary, Agriculture, posted Secretary, Backward Classes and Minorities.

Mr. M. Ramu, IAS, formerly Secretary, Information and Tourism Department, posted Commissioner of Agriculture Income Tax.

Mr. S. Ramakrishnan, IAS, Secretary, Tamil Development-Culture and Religious Endowments Department, posted as Member Secretary, State Planning Commission, vice Mr.L.N. Vijayaraghavan, IAS, posted Chairman and Managing Director, Tamil Nadu Minerals Ltd.

The services of Mr. R. Christodas Gandhi, IAS, formerly Secretary, Social Reforms, are placed at the disposal of Tamil Nadu State AIDS Control Society for appointment as its Project Director.

The services of Mr. K. Dheenadayalan, IAS, Secretary, State Human Rights Commission are placed at the disposal of Tamil Nadu Small Industries Corporation Ltd. for appointment as its Chairman and Managing Director.

Mr. P. Kolappan, IAS, formerly Secretary, Adi Dravidar Welfare department, posted Commissioner of Civil Supplies and Consumer Protection, vice Mr. Arun Ramanathan, IAS, posted Special Commissioner and Commissioner of Commercial Taxes.

Mr. I. V. Manivannan, IAS, formerly Secretary, Higher Education Department, posted Special Commissioner and Commissioner of Rehabilitation.

Mr. K. Sampath Kumar, IAS, formerly Secretary, Personnel and Administrative Reforms (Training), posted Commissioner and Director of Fisheries and Managing Director, Tamil Nadu Fisheries Development Corporation.

Mr. K. S. Sripathi, IAS, Chairman and Managing Director, Tamilnadu Minerals Ltd., transferred and posted Secretary, Youth Welfare and Sports Development department.

Mr. A. Balraj, IAS, Chairman and Managing Director, Tamil Nadu Small Industries Development Corporation will function Chairman of that Corporation.

Mr. M. Devaraj, IAS, formerly Commissioner of Prohibition and Excise posted Project Director, Tamil Nadu Urban Development Project-II.

The services of Mr.Sanwat Ram, IAS, formerly Managing Director, Tamil Nadu State Marketing Corporation Ltd. are placed at the disposal of Tamil Nadu Text Book Society for appointment as its Managing Director.

Mr. V. K. Subburaj, IAS, formerly Chairman and Tamil Nadu Civil Supplies, posted Secretary, School Education department.

Mr. K. Shanmugam, IAS, formerly Commissioner of Rural Development, posted Commissioner of Adi Dravidar Welfare.

Mr. R. Kasinathan, IAS, formerly Commissioner of Tourism and Chairman and Managing Director, Tamil Nadu Tourism Development Corporation, posted Commissioner of Art and Culture.

Mr. P. A. Ramaiah, IAS, formerly Commissioner of Labour, posted Secretary, Tamil Development-Culture and Religious Endowment.

Mr. K. Skandan, IAS, Commissioner of Small Savings and Raffles posted Industries Commissioner and Director of Industries and Commerce vice Mr. Rameshram Mishra, IAS, posted Commissioner, Agriculture.

The services of Mr. P. W. C. Davidar, IAS, formerly Director of Handlooms and Textiles are placed at the disposal of Sports Development Authority of Tamil Nadu for appointment as its Member-Secretary.

The services of Mr. A. M. Raman, IAS, formerly Commissioner for Disciplinary Proceedings, Tirunelveli, are placed at the disposal of Science City for appointment as its Vice-Chairman.

Mr. K. M. Subramanian, IAS, Managing Director, Tamil Nadu Adi Dravidar Housing and Development Corporation Limited, posted Commissioner of Social Welfare.

The services of Mr. M. Vasudevan, IAS, formerly managing Director, TNHB, are placed at the disposal of Tamil Nadu Medical Services Corporation for appointment as its Managing Director.

Mr. A. M. Kasiviswanathan, IAS, Joint Secretary Planning and Development, posted Joint Secretary, Rural Development.

Mr. V. Murthy, IAS, Commissioner for Disciplinary Proceedings, Chennai, posted as Commissioner for Disciplinary Proceedings, Thanjavur.

Dr. K. Satyagopal, IAS, Chief Executive Officer, Tamil Nadu Khadi and Village Industries Board, posted Additional Secretary, Finance department.

Mr. Rajesh Lakhani, IAS, formerly Additional Commissioner, Chennai Corporation, posted Joint Commissioner (Enforcement) Commercial Taxes, Chennai.

Mr. Shiv Das Meena, IAS, Joint Secretary, Information Technology, posted Additional Registrar of Cooperative Societies.

Mr. Ashok Dongre, IAS, formerly Additional Secretary, Transport, posted Director, Small Savings and Raffles.

The services of Dr. Santhosh Babu, IAS, formerly Special Officer, Chief Minister's Special Cell, posted Deputy Secretary, Public department.

The services of Mr. J. M. Balamurugan, IAS, Deputy Secretary, Rural Development, placed at the disposal of Tamil Nadu Adi Dravidar Housing and Development Corporation Ltd. for appointment as its Managing Director.

Mr. P. Illango, IAS, presently District Revenue Officer (LA), MRL, Chennai transferred and posted Joint Commissioner (Land) Land Administration.

Dr. J. Radhakrishnan, IAS, formerly Commissioner, Chennai Corporation, posted Joint Secretary, School Education.

Mr. D. Mani Bharathi, IAS, formerly Collector, Ramanathapuram, posted Joint Secretary, Agriculture Department. The services of Mr. M. Malik Ferozekhan, IAS, formerly Collector, Thoothukudi district, are placed at the disposal of Tamil Nadu Wakf Board for appointment as its Chief Executive Officer and Secretary.

Mr. M. R. Mohan, IAS, formerly Collector, Sivaganga district, posted Additional Director of Rural Development.

The services of Mr. N. Muruganandam, IAS, formerly Collector, Karur district, are placed at the disposal of Tamil Nadu Small Tea Growers Industrial Cooperative Tea Factories Federation Ltd., (INCOSERVE), Coonoor, for appointment as its Managing Director.

The services of Dr. M. Rajaram, IAS, formerly Collector, Thanjavur district, are placed at the disposal of Tamil Nadu Slum Clearance Board for appointment as its Managing Director vice Mr. R. S. Kannan, IAS posted Joint Commissioner, Sugar.

Mr. T. N. Ramanathan, IAS, formerly Managing Director, SAGOSERVE, Salem, posted as Joint Commissioner of Revenue Administration.

Mr. R. Sivakumar, IAS, formerly Collector, Vellore district, posted Joint Commissioner (L.R), Revenue Administration department.

Mr. Thanga Kaliyaperumal, IAS, formerly Collector, Tiruvannamalai district, posted Additional Director of Social Welfare, vice Mr. K. Sellamuthu.

Mr. Hitesh Kumar S.Makwana, IAS, formerly Commissioner, Corporation of Coimbatore, posted Deputy Commissioner, Commercial Taxes, Coimbatore.

Mr. Rajendra Kumar, IAS, formerly Collector, Dharmapuri district, posted Joint Commissioner of Civil Supplies and Consumer Protection.

Dr. S. Swarna, IAS, Additional Collector (Development) and Project Officer, District Rural Development Agency, Nagapattinam, posted Deputy Commissioner, Commercial Taxes, (North), Chennai.

Police postings

Mr. Christoper Nelson, IPS, Deputy Commissioner, Triplicane, Greater Chennai, posted as Superintendent of Police, Dindigul district.

Mr. K. N. Sathiyamurthy, Superintendent of Police, Dindigul district, posted as Deputy Commissioner, Triplicane.

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