S. Jayanthi assumed charge as the Collector of Karur district at the Collectorate here on Wednesday.
A native of Cuddalore district, Ms. Jayanthi was till recently Collector, Chennai. She had earlier served as the Chief Executive Officer, Perambalur Cooperative Sugar Mills, Eraiyur, in Perambalur district.
In an informal chat with the media persons after assuming office, Ms. Jayanthi stated that her priorities would be to take the benefits of government welfare and development schemes to the public.
Additional Collector (Development) T.G. Vinay, District Revenue Officer T. Christhuraj, senior officials of the various government departments, elected local body representatives, politicians and others greeted the Collector on assumption of office.