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Jayalalithaa reshuffles bureaucracy, transfers 42 officials

Tamil Nadu's newly-elected government headed by J Jayalalithaa on Friday transferred 42 Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officials in a major reshuffle of the state's bureaucracy.

india Updated: May 20, 2011 16:03 IST

Tamil Nadu's newly-elected government headed by J Jayalalithaa on Friday transferred 42 Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officials in a major reshuffle of the state's bureaucracy.

The government also created a new but temporary post - additional chief secretary - in the chief secretary rank.

The government also transferred several principal secretaries heading various departments.

Included in the transfer list are the Chairman of Tamil Nadu Electricity Board (TNEB) Chandra Prakash Singh; Rajeev Ranjan, principal secretary, industries department; TS Sridhar, commissioner of archaeology and museums and M. Kutralingam, principal secretary, micro, small and medium enterprises department.