Hyderabad: K. Surendra Mohan, 2006 batch IAS Officer of Telangana cadre, has taken charge as Secretary to Governor at Raj Bhavan on Friday, in place of Harpreet Singh, Principal Secretary, transferred as Additional Director General of Dr. MCR HRD Institute of Telangana, Hyderabad.
Surendra Mohan did his B.Tech. in Computer Science from REC, Warangal (now NIT Warangal) and joined IIT Delhi for M.Tech. Even though he was selected to Indian Forest Service, he chose to join the State Administrative Service as Group-I Officer.
Prior to appointment to IAS cadre, Sri Surendra Mohan also worked as an IT Head in an investment bank in the US for five years on a sabbatical.
In his earlier stints, Sri Surendra Mohan worked as Joint Collector, Nalgonda, Addl. Commissioner, GHMC. He has worked as Collector, Suryapet, prior to joining Raj Bhavan as Secretary to Governor.
Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan, officers and staff members of Raj Bhavan welcomed Surendra Mohan into the Raj Bhavan family and wished him all success in his current assignment. (INN)