T.K.A. Nair

Shri T. K. A. Nair, Adviser to the Prime Minister of India, Dr. Manmohan Singh, was Principal Secretary to Prime Minister till he took over his present assignment on 3rd October 2011. Before joining the Prime Minister as Principal Secretary in May, 2004. he was Chairman of the Public Enterprises Selection Board, Govt. of India.Shri Nair has to his credit an unblemished record of distinguished service spanning over four and a half decades with the State Governments of Punjab and Kerala and the Government of India. He was born on the Punjab cadre of the Indian Administrative Service and in the hierarchy of the Punjab

Shri Nair has to his credit an unblemished record of distinguished service spanning over four and a half decades with the State Governments of Punjab and Kerala and the Government of India. He was born on the Punjab cadre of the Indian Administrative Service and in the hierarchy of the Punjab administration he held several important positions including those of the Managing Director,Punjab State Industrial Development Corporation and Principal Secretary, Department of Industries.

Before joining as Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister, Shri Nair was actively associated with several governmental and non-governmental organisations including Lead India and the Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management, Thiruvananthapuram and several corporates.

Shri Nair has been the recipient of several awards including the Rotary Sake of Honour Award, Global Organisation of Person of Indian Origin Honour Role, K.P.S. Menon Award 2009, Swami Vivekananda National Award – 2011 and Bharat Ratna Gulzarilal Nanda Bharat Sevak Award – 2011.

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