Press Esc to close
Tuesday 01 September 2015
News updated at 2:38 AM IST
Weather
Max: 29.4°C
Min : 21.1°C
In Bengaluru
Sunny day

IAS officer killed in Jaipur accident

Jaipur, Dec 3, 2012, DHNS:

A senior IAS officer of the Rajasthan cadre V S Singh was on Monday killed in a road accident. A speeding car hit him severely injuring him. He later succumbed to injuries at the SMS Hospital.

Singh, 57, was currently holding the post of additional chief secretary forest and environment.

He is survived by his wife and two married daughters. He was returning after a morning walk at the Central Park when the accident took place.

“He was crossing the road with two others at the Narayan Singh Circle when an Alto car hit them. They were rushed to SMS Hospital where Singh died,” police said.

“The driver was arrested on the spot and the car has been seized,” he added.

Deputy secretary in the commercial tax department Vijendra Singh also injured in the accident.

SMS Hospital Superintendent Dr Virendra Singh said, “The officer was critically injured on his head and succumbed to injuries by about 10:35 am.”

Following the news of the accident several politicians and bureaucrats rushed to the hospital. They included chief minister Ashok Gehlot, health minister A A Khan, former home minister Gulab Chand Kataria and chief secretary C K Mathew.

Singh was an IAS officer of the 1978 batch and held several positions including collector of Jaipur. He had acquired the reputation of a fearless bureaucrat.
He was the home secretary during the Gujjar agitation.

He was chairman of the State Pollution Control Board, principal secretary in several departments like forest, water resources, labour, sports and youth affairs in his long  career.


Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Eunuchs carry wheat saplings on their heads during a procession taken out to celebrate Bhujaria  ...

Eunuchs carry wheat saplings on their heads during a procession taken out to celebrate Bhujaria ...

Local members of Shiv Sena and Dogra Front carrying onions to mark protest against price hike of ...

Local members of Shiv Sena and Dogra Front carrying onions to mark protest against price hike of ...

Kannada actor Shivarajkumar and Geetha daughter Nirupama with Dileep weeding at Tripuravasini  ...

Kannada actor Shivarajkumar and Geetha daughter Nirupama with Dileep weeding at Tripuravasini ...

Members of Yuva Bharath organisation launch a postcard campaign demanding conduct of Dasara in a ...

Members of Yuva Bharath organisation launch a postcard campaign demanding conduct of Dasara in a ...

Rayat panel supporters celeberate the win in the Agricultural Produce Market Committee (APMC) ...

Rayat panel supporters celeberate the win in the Agricultural Produce Market Committee (APMC) ...

A large number of Karnataka Association of Resident Doctors (KARD) members staged protest ...

A large number of Karnataka Association of Resident Doctors (KARD) members staged protest ...

Bollywood Actors Anil Kapoor, John Abraham and Shruti Haasan during promotion of their upcoming ...

Bollywood Actors Anil Kapoor, John Abraham and Shruti Haasan during promotion of their upcoming ...

President Pranab Mukherjee speaking to contributors to the book- '30 Women in Power: Their Voice ...

President Pranab Mukherjee speaking to contributors to the book- '30 Women in Power: Their Voice ...

AIMIM President Asaduddin Owaisi along with others offering tribute to former AIMIM president ...

AIMIM President Asaduddin Owaisi along with others offering tribute to former AIMIM president ...

Police personnel sitting near the charred remains of a motorcyle near the violence-hit Trahi ...

Police personnel sitting near the charred remains of a motorcyle near the violence-hit Trahi ...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523