AP: Senior IAS Adityanath Das took over as Andhra Pradesh Chief Secretary
Senior IAS Adityanath Das took over as Andhra Pradesh Chief Secretary today. It is learned that the government has recently issued orders appointing him as CS. Neelam Sahni, who is currently serving as CS, will retire today and Adityanath Das will take over as CS from this evening. He was greeted on the occasion by several IAS and IPS officials as well as senior officials of various departments.
Neelam Sahni’s services as CS are commendable: CS Adityanath Das
Andhra Pradesh Chief Secretary Adityanath Das on Thursday said that Neelam Sahni had done a better job as the Chief Secretary. On the occasion, Adityanath Das, who was the chief guest at a farewell function organized by the General Administration Department in the first block of the Amravati Secretariat on Thursday, lauded the government for its efficient service in combating Kovid-19 as well as for providing better services to the state.
On this occasion, CS Adityanath Das recalled that Neelam Sahni had worked with great commitment in all spheres.
Neelam Sahni, who retired as CS, said that he joined the service as sub-collector in Tekkali 36 years ago and worked in various capacities and was very happy to retire as CS. Most importantly, he was very happy to work in the wonderful state of Andhra Pradesh. Neelam Sahni said that the people of the state have given a lot of satisfaction to the support of the officers and staff here.
Neelam Sahni said that he was especially grateful for the support and assistance extended to him by the Chief Minister of the State, YS Jaganmohan Reddy. He thanked all the departments for their support in all possible ways in effectively implementing the Chief Minister’s directions in controlling the corona in the state. He said that he had worked in various branches and gained better experience and hoped that under his leadership the state would develop in a better way.
Praveen Prakash, Chief Secretary, Department of General Administration, who presided over the farewell function, lauded Neelam Sahni as one of the best CSs in the country for effectively tackling Corona. He said no official in the country was aware of the situation.
Afterwards, CS Adityanath Das presented a bouquet of flowers to CS Neelam Sahni, who retired as CS. The function was attended by T. Vijakumar Reddy, Ex-Officio Special Secretary, Department of Information, along with senior officials, general administration of the Secretariat, officials and staff of other departments.