Krishna Rau appointed secretary to Governor

Krishna Rau appointed secretary to Governor

Incumbent Sharada Subramanyam has been repatriated to the parent department. Sharada belongs to the India Audit and Accounts Service (IA&AS) and served on deputation in Raj Bhavan since May 2005.

The cadre post of secretary to Governor of Karnataka has now been upgraded to IAS, Higher Administrative Grade (HAG). A 1982-batch Karnataka cadre IAS officer, Rau hails from Andhra Pradesh. Sources said the Governor was keen that a senior IAS officer occupy the post of secretary.  According to sources, IAS officer Jawaid Akhtar is likely to be appointed as Chairman, Coffee Board of India.