Telangana former chief secretary Somesh Kumar met AP chief secretary Ok S Jawahar Reddy at Velagapudi secretariat on Thursday. He was already relieved by the Telangana state authorities following instructions from the excessive court docket and the Union authorities.
Somesh Kumar was initially allotted to the Andhra Pradesh cadre in June 2014 on the time of bifurcation of the state. Nonetheless, he approached the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) and secured permission to stick with the Telangana state.
The Central authorities had challenged the CAT orders within the Telangana excessive court docket in 2015. After extended delay, the excessive court docket had set the CAT orders apart and justified the Centre’s allotment of the IAS officer to Andhra Pradesh.
Because the excessive court docket orders have been out, the Centre had issued orders directing Somesh Kumar to report back to the Andhra Pradesh authorities following which he reported to the AP chief secretary.
Later, Somesh Kumar additionally known as on chief minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy on the latter’s Tadepalli camp workplace.
In the meantime, sources say that Somesh Kumar is considering on taking voluntary retirement, as soon as he joins companies in Andhra Pradesh. He’s scheduled for retirement in December this yr.
The AP chief secretary is one yr junior to Somesh Kumar and it’s to be seen whether or not he would work beneath the junior chief secretary or would take VRS.