Senior IAS Officer, PS Praveen Prakash who has been playing the dice in Andhra Pradesh CMO was learnt to head back to Delhi. According to the information from the highly placed sources at the CMO, Praveen Prakash is keen to leave the AP CMO to take up an assignment in Central services.
Besides holding the crucial cadre of CM’s principal secretary, the IAS officer is also heading Centre-State relations besides Home, Revenue and Finance. It is an open secret that Prakash Kumar was observed to turn as the de facto head handling all crucial issues like capital shifting, house sites for all poor and even the APSEC issue which set ripples in state politics.
However, it was said that CM Jagan when approached by the senior officer accepted to relief from the CMO anytime soon. Which left the spotlight on ‘who is the next PS..?’ Indications have it that the present Finance Principal Secretary SS Rawat is likely to take over as the head of the CMO.