Published On: Wed, Jun 1st, 2016

Reshuffle of IAS officers in Kerala

Thiruvannthapuram: CPI-M led LDF government in Kerala today made a reshuffle among IAS officers and appointed M Sivashanker, at present the Private Secretary to Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan as IT Secretary.

P H Kurian, Principal Secretary  (IT and Industries)  would continue to look Industries only.

P H Kurian, Principal Secretary (IT and Industries) would continue to look Industries only.

Senior IAS officer P H Kurian, who was handling both IT and Industries, would continue to function as Principal Secretary, Industries.

Raju Narayana Swami has been brought as Secretary in Agriculture Department, an official release said here today.

Former Port Trust Chairman Paul Antony would be the new Power Secretary.

Antony who hold the position of Additional Chief Secretary, is also the CMD of Kerala State Electricity Board.

Rajiv Sadanandan is the new Health Secretary while P Marapandiyan the Forest and Excise Secretary.

Senior lawyer C P Sudhakara Prasad has been appointed as the new Advocate General and Advocate Sreedharan Nair Manjeri as Director General of Prosecution.

PTI

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