Points to Remember:
- The Andhra Pradesh government appointed IAS officer Nilam Sawhney as Chief Secretary of the State.
- A 1984 batch IAS officer of Andhra cadre, Sawhney was on deputation at the Centre as Social Justice and Empowerment Secretary.
- She has become the first woman chief secretary of bifurcated Andhra Pradesh. Her husband Ajay Sawhney is also an IAS officer and is currently serving as secretary in the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology.
- The State government has recently removed senior IAS officer LV Subrahmanyam as Chief Secretary.
About Andhra Pradesh:
- Capital city: Amaravati (de facto), Hyderabad (de jure)
- Governor: Biswabhusan Harichandan
- Chief Minister: Y. S. Jaganmohan Reddy
Important Possible questions based on above News:
- Who has been appointed as the Chief Secretary of Andhra Pradesh? Nilam Sawhney
- Nilam Sawhney has recently been appointed as the Chief Secretary of which state? Andhra Pradesh