Santhi Kumari new Chief Secretary of Telangana, first girl to carry publish


Senior IAS officer A. Santhi Kumari was on Wednesday appointed the Chief Secretary of Telangana, a day after the Union Division of Personnel and Coaching (DoPT) despatched incumbent Somesh Kumar to Andhra Pradesh following the Telangana Excessive Court docket order.

An Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer of 1989 batch, Santhi Kumari took cost instantly after she was appointed – the primary girl to Chief Secretary of Telangana. After taking cost, she referred to as on Chief Minister Ok. Chandrasekhar Rao and thanked him for entrusting her with the important thing duty.

She was holding the publish of Particular Chief Secretary, Forest, previous to her appointment as Chief Secretary.

A post-graduate in marine biology, she pursued MBA in america and in addition labored within the United Nations programmes for 2 years. Throughout three many years of her service, she served in varied positions within the departments of Schooling, Well being, Poverty Alleviation, Ability Growth, and Forests.

Santhi Kumari’s appointment got here a day after the DoPT relieved Somesh Kumar from the Telangana authorities, following the Telangana Excessive Court docket setting apart the order of the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT), allocating the officer to Telangana in 2016.

The DoPT requested Somesh Kumar to affix the Andhra Pradesh authorities newest by January 12.

CAT’s Hyderabad bench had handed an order on March 29, 2016 allotting Somesh Kumar to Telangana.

Following bifurcation of united Andhra Pradesh into two separate states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana in 2014, the Union authorities had re-allotted IAS and IPS officers working within the undivided state to the residuary state of Andhra Pradesh and the newly-created Telangana.

On this course of, Somesh Kumar, an IAS officer from the 1989 batch, was allotted to Andhra Pradesh by the DoPT.

Nonetheless, Somesh Kumar had moved the CAT and secured an order staying his allotment to the Andhra Pradesh cadre. Since then, he continued in Telangana and have become Chief Secretary in 2019.

The DoPT had filed an enchantment within the Excessive Court docket difficult the keep order of CAT, Hyderabad department.

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