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Nilam Sawhney appointed as new CS of AP

Amaravati, Nov 14 (UNI) Senior IAS officer Nilam Sawhney has been appointed as new Chief Secretary of Andhra Pradesh.
Ms Sawhney will replace Neerabh Kumar Prasad, who was given additional charge, as the Chief Secretary earlier after the transfer of the then Chief Secretary L V Subramanyam.
Significantly, Ms Sawhney is the first woman Chief Secretary of the newly formed State of Andhra Pradesh after its bifurcation.
An order was issued by the General Administration Department (GAD) on Wednesday night appointing her as new Chief Secretary of AP.
Ms Sawhney was a 1984 batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer, appointed to the top post.
She was earlier serving as the Secretary of the department of Social Justice and Empowerment in New Delhi.
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08 Jul 2020 | 12:06 AM

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Gold Smuggling: Kerala IT Secy M Sivasankar removed from post

07 Jul 2020 | 11:41 PM

Thiruvananthapuram, Jul 7 (UNI) Kerala IT Secretary Mr M Sivasankar has been removed from the post on Tuesday soon after his removal from the post of Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister.

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07 Jul 2020 | 11:38 PM

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Hyderabad: Police Head constable from Andhra Pradesh killed, two cops injured in road accident

07 Jul 2020 | 11:34 PM

Hyderabad, Jul 7 (UNI) One Police head constable from Andhra Pradesh, died and two other cops and a driver were injured when the police escort vehicle of AP Minister for Energy B Srinivas Reddy’s convoy, overturned at Koheda village on Outer Ring Road, outskirts of the city on Tuesday morning.

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