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No 01/02J2018-E0(SM-1) Government of India Secretariat of the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions Department of Personnel and Training
New Delhi, the 21′ September, 2018 Reference Ministry of Shipping OM No.A-120221612016-PE-1 dated 21.08.2018. 2.
The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet, Government of India, has approved the proposal of the Ministry of Shipping for appointment of Shri T.K. Ramachandran, IAS (TN:1991) to the post of Chairman (JS Level), V.O.Chidambaranar Port Trust, Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu.
According to a press note issues by the Ministry of Shipping quoting Shri Gopal Krishna, Secretary (Shipping), Ramachandran’s appointment will be for five years from the date of assumption of charge of the post or until further orders.
Shri Ramachandran belongs to the 1991 batch of Indian Administrative Services. He has served Government of Tamil Nadu in various capacities including Collector and DM in Ramanathapuram and Villupuram, Deputy Commissioner of Corporation of Chennai, Project Director of TN Road Sector Project, Project Director of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA). His interests include Education, E-Learning, E-Governance and IT Policy, Urban Development, Infrastructure and Development Economics. Sh. Ramachandran has received several awards and citations from Government of India and State Governments. He holds B.Tech. (Hons.)from IIT, Kharagpur; an M. Tech. in Computer Science from IIT, Delhi and a Masters in Public Policy from Princeton University as ‘World Bank – Robert McNamara’ Fellow. He is currently holding a top position in the Government of Tamil Nadu.