Chennai, Dec 22: The Tamil Nadu government on Thursday appointed Girija Vaidyanathan as the Chief Secretary in place of P.Rama Mohana Rao who was removed from the post.
Earlier, Vaidynathan served as Additional Chief Secretary/Commissioner of Land Administration.
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She is slated to also hold the additional charge of Vigilance Commissioner and Commissioner for Administrative Reforms the posts additionally held by Rao.
The shifting of Rao comes after he came under the Income Tax department’s scanner and around Rs 30 lakh in new notes was seized after raids were conducted at a total of 11 places linked to him including his residence.
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