I Rani Kumudini IAS AP:1988 will take over as the new Joint Secretary, Department of Agriculture & Cooperation. She will leave for New Delhi at month end. She will resign from the post of principal secretary Minority Welfare.
Till the appointment of new principal secretary for Minority Welfare, Principal Secretary B C Welfare, Raymond Peter is likely to be given additional charge of minority welfare. It has been learnt the chief minister Kiran Kumar Reddy has started consultation regarding appointment of a suitable IAS officer for the post of principal secretary Minority welfare. Minority welfare minister Syed Mohammed Ahmedullah has also been consulted in this connection.