VP Joy takes charge as Kerala's new chief secretary

VP Joy

Senior IAS officer V P Joy has taken charge as the 47th Chief Secretary of Kerala. He replaces Vishwas Mehta who retired on Sunday.

A 1987 batch Kerala cadre, Joy was on Central deputation before assuming the new charge.

He took over from Mehta at the Secretariat, official sources said.

Also a published author, Joy's tenure ends on June 30, 2023, the sources said.

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