V. K. Rao
Valluri Kameswara Rao
|Principal Secretary to the President|
|President of India||Neelam Sanjiva Reddy|
|Born||15 July 1914|
Godavari District, Madras Presidency, British Raj
(now in Andhra Pradesh, India)
|Died||27 November 2018 (aged 104)|
Hyderabad, Telangana, India
|Alma mater||Loyola College, Chennai (University of Madras)|
Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge
Valluri Kameswara Rao, ICS (15 July 1914 – 27 November 2018) was a former Indian Civil Service officer and former Chief Secretary of Andhra Pradesh. He was the oldest living former officer of the Indian Civil Service. He turned 100 in July 2014.
Rao entered the service of the central government on the Planning Commission of India before returning to Andhra Pradesh and becoming the state's Chief Secretary, the highest-ranking civil servant in a state.
References[change | change source]
- "Change is inevitable: former ICS officer". The Hindu. 14 July 2014. Retrieved 13 May 2018.
- "The following officers held the post of vigilance Commissioners for the periods mentioned against each". Andhra Pradesh Vigilance Commissioner. Retrieved May 16, 2018.
- Obituary: Valluri Kameswara Rao, ICS