An Indian Administrative Services Officer with over 3 decades of extensive experience in wide range of areas viz. Poverty Alleviation, Inclusive Development, Education & Health, Skill Development and Forestry sector. Served United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) for 2 years overseeing financial inclusion.
Worked in the Chief Minister’s Office for 4 years as Principal Secretary to Chief Minister and headed the “Industry Chasing Cell” in CMO which is mandated to implement Single Window Industrial Clearances under the name “TS-iPASS”. Smt. Santhi Kumari was serving as the Special CS, Forest Dept. immediately before being appointed as the Chief Secretary to Government.