Chandra Babu Naidu, the visionary genius is back to the helm after 10 years of exile. During this 10 years, the state have reduced in to rags and his dreams of development are crashed. Now with the same enthusiasm, Chandra Babu is gearing up to make opportunities out of crisis. The Chief Minister designate have more than 10 days to swear in due to technical reasons. But the leader is gearing up for the battle well in advance. He is recalling senior IAS officers who worked in his peshi earlier to serve as collectors and departmental heads.
Former IAS officers S.V. Prasad, M. Samba Siva Rao and Bala Subrahmanyam will get important posts in the CM’s peshi. After retiring, Samba Siva Rao was appointed chairman of Heritage Foods, owned by Chandra Babu Naidu and now Mr.Rao will be appointed government adviser in the new government. Sources say Mr Rao is drawing up a list of other IAS officers who will be part of the new government. Senior IAS officers I.V. Subba Rao and I.Y.R. Krishna Rao are in the race for Chief Secretary post. Sources say Mr Rao has the edge.Mr Prasad, who was CBN’s personal secretary when he was chief minister will be appointed chairman of the Reforms Committee, a newly created post.Another IAS officer Bala Subrahmanyam, will also be given important responsibilities in the new government.