Dr. A.V.S. REDDY TAKES OVER AS
TRIBAL WELFARE SECRETARY
Dr. A.V.S. Reddy, an
Officer of 1968 Batch of Indian Administrative Service (Andhra
Pradesh Cadre), has taken over charge here today as Secretary
in the Ministry of Tribal Affairs. Dr. Reddy, an expert in Rural
Development, was earlier the Director General of National Institute
of Rural Development (NIRD), Hyderabad is instrumental in visualising
and making a reality of the unique Rural Technology Park in the
NIRD campus.. He has to his credit the introduction of M.Tech.
programme in Rural Development in collaboration with Jawaharlal
Nehru Technology University). Dr. Reddy also served the Army as
Major in the year 1971.