S Divyadharshini, who was Ranipet’s Collector, will take charge as Chennai Corporation’s Joint Commissioner (Health).

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news Bureaucracy Friday, November 13, 2020 - 08:19

Tamil Nadu government, in its latest order dated November 12, has transferred 13 district Collectors across the state. Notable among them are P Madhusudhan Reddy who was Deputy Commissioner (Health) of the Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC). He will now replace J Jayakanthan IAS as the Collector of Sivaganga District. As Chennai’s Deputy Commissioner (Health), Madhusudhan Reddy was part of the COVID-19 task force formed by the Tamil Nadu government.

S Divyadharshini, who was Ranipet’s Collector, will take charge as GCC’s Joint Commissioner (Health). AR Gladstone Pushparaj, who was Joint Secretary to Government, Health and Family Welfare Department will take up Divyadharshini’s previous posting, as Ranipet’s Collector.

Divyadarshini was the first Collector of Ranipet district since its inception on November 28, 2019. Before joining as District Collector, Ranipet, she served as Regional Deputy Commissioner (North) in Greater Chennai Corporation.

Sandeep Nanduri, who was Thoothukudi’s Collector, will now replace KS Kandasamy as Collector of Tiruvannamalai district. In Sandeep’s place, Dr K Senthil Raj who was the Mission Director of National Health Mission, will now become Thoothukudi’s Collector. Sandeep made notable contributions to the transgender community during his tenure. The first of its kind dairy farm in India run exclusively by trans women, with a registered milk society, was supported by Sandeep.

K Veera Raghava Rao, who was Ramanathapuram’s Collector, will now be replaced by Dinesh Ponraj Oliver who was Director of Rehabilitation and Welfare of Non-Resident Tamils. Veera Raghava Rao is now the Director of Employment and Training. 

Jacintha Lazarus, who is on inter-cadre deputation, has been posted as director of rehabilitation and welfare of non-resident Tamils. Other postings and transfers include Dr S Sameeran, V Vishnu, GK Arun Sundar Thayalan, and Shilpa Prabhakar Satish.

The order has been signed by K Shanmugam, Chief Secretary to the Government. 

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