Rajesh replaces J Radhakrishnan, who was holding the post since the last seven years
Senior IAS officer Beela Rajesh took charge as health secretary of Tamil Nadu after J Radhakrishnan was transferred to the Transport department as Principal Secretary recently. Radhakrishnan held the post of health secretary for nearly seven years.
According to a release, the new health secretary who belongs to the 1997 IAS batch, studied MBBS at Madras Medical College. She also served as sub-collector Chengalpattu, special officer CM Cell, Commissioner Fisheries, and Commissioner Town and Country Planning. She was Commissioner, Indian Medicine and Homeopathy, before being transferred as the health secretary.