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Thiru V.Vishnu, I.A.S

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An IAS Officer of 2012 batch, Mr. V Vishnu started his career as Sub Collector in Cheranmahadevi, Tirunelveli District. He has served as Officer on Special Duty (OSD) with the Ministry of Shipping-Government of India and Executive Director at Chennai Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board (CMWSSB). He was also the Managing Director of Tamil Nadu Skill Development Corporation and Director of Department of Employment & Training where he headed the critical sector of creating employable skilled workforce for the state of Tamil Nadu.

Mr. Vishnu is an alumnus of National Institute of Technology (NIT), Trichy. He also holds certification in Port Management from APEC Antwerp, Belgium and Project Management from IIM-Ahmedabad. Prior to joining the IAS, he worked as a Risk Analyst with AON Corporation, Chicago, USA. He was selected for the prestigious and challenging Prime Minister’s Rural Development Fellowship (PMRDF) in 2011, subsequently cleared the Civil Services Exam with an All India Rank 34 to join the IAS. He was one among the 25 mid-career professionals and only one from India to have been selected for the distinguished Eisenhower Fellowship-2019, USA. He is also the recipient of the Young Alumnus Achiever Award from NIT Trichy.