Appointments Committee of the Union Cabinet has approved the proposal of the
Ministry of Shipping for the appointment of Mr T. K. Ramachandran, IAS
(TN:1991) to the post of Chairman (JS Level), V. O. Chidambaranar Port Trust,
Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu according to an official release.
to a press note issued by the Ministry of Shipping, Mr Ramachandran’s
appointment will be for five years from the date of assumption of charge of the
Ramachandran has served the 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, and Project Director of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA).
interests include education, e-learning, e-governance and IT policy, urban
development, infrastructure and development economics. Mr Ramachandran has
received several awards and citations from the government of India and state
holds a 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 in a top position in the
government of Tamil Nadu.