He replaces Vishwas Mehta
Thiruvananthapuram Senior IAS officer V.P. Joy on Sunday took charge as the 47th Chief Secretary of Kerala. He replaces Vishwas Mehta who retired today.
A 1987 batch Kerala cadre, Mr Joy was on Central deputation before assuming the new charge.
He took over from Mr Mehta at the Secretariat here, official sources said.
Also a published author, Mr Joy’s tenure ends on June 30, 2023, the sources said.
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