Ashwani Kumar, an 1992 batch IAS officer of AGMUT cadre presently in GNCTD has been appointed as new Chief Secretary, Puducherry.
He replaced Manoj Kumar Parida, Chief Secretly, Puducherry, who has been shifted to GNCTD. Manoj Parida is a 1986 batch IAS officer of AGMUT cadre.

A. Anbarasu has been transferred from GNCTD to Puducherry. He is a 1996 batch IAS officer of AGMUT cadre.