Tiruchirapalli

New Collector takes charge in Ariyalur

G. Laxmi Priya  

G. Laxmi Priya assumed office as Collector of Ariyalur district on Wednesday.

S. Dhanasekaran, District Revenue Officer, who was holding additional charge following the transfer of A.Saravanavelraj, handed over charge to her.

Ms. Priya was hitherto Joint Secretary of Municipal Administration and Water Supply Department in Chennai.

A 2006 batch officer of Indian Administrative Service, Ms. Priya has held various posts including Additional Collector, Krishnagiri, and Commissioner, Salem Corporation. Her husband V. Arun Roy is also an IAS officer, working as Managing Director of Metro Water, Chennai.

In a brief chat with reporters, she said that besides taking steps for the industrial growth of the district, she would accord priority to primary education, public health, environmental protection and drinking water and basic amenities.

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