CHENNAI: In a major transfer in top bureaucracy in Tamil Nadu, health secretary Dr J. Radhakrishnan has been shunted out after a record seven-year stint in his position.
This 1992 batch officer Radhakrishnan was transferred to the Transport Department on Saturday.
He had assumed charge in the health and family welfare department in September 2012.
He will now hold charge as principal secretary, transport department, according to a Government Order issued here.
He will be succeeded by Dr Beela Rajesh, who is commissioner of Indian medicine and homeopathy.
Also, D. Karthikeyan, Greater Chennai Corporation Commissioner, has been transferred and posted as commissioner of municipal administration.
J. Kumaragurubaran IG of Registration has been transferred and posted as director, disaster management
Other IAS officers transferred include: K. Rajamani Tiruchi collector as collector of Coimbatore, S. Sivarasu joint commissioner of commercial taxes, Coimbatore, as collector of Tiruchy, T.N. Hariharan, Coimbatore collector as special secretary to government municipal administration and water supply department, K. Vijayakarthikeyan Coimbatore corporation commissioner as director of Tamil Nadu Institute of Urban Studies, Coimbatore, P. Uma Maheswari project director of TN Health Systems Project, Chennai, as Pudukkottai collector, T. Anand joint MD of TWAD as Tiruvarur district collector, G. Ganesh Collector of Pudukkottai as director of Indian medicine and homeopathy and B. Gayathri Krishnan sub collector Pollachi as joint commissioner of commercial taxes Coimbatore.