HYDERABAD: P. Ramakantha Reddy, Chief Commissioner of Land Administration, holding the rank of Special Chief Secretary, assumed charge as Chief Secretary on Saturday for a temporary period of 15 days as the incumbent, A. Raghothama Rao, has gone on leave till March 30. When Mr. Raghothama Rao was appointed as Chief Secretary, he was left with a tenure of only two months.

–Special Correspondent