Former Cabinet secretary TSR Subramanian passed away at 79.

  • Former Cabinet secretary TSR Subramanian has passed away on 26 February 2018. He was 79.
  • Mr Subramanian was the Cabinet Secretary from August 1996, to March 1998. 
  • He was a 1961 batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer from the Uttar Pradesh cadre.
  •  He was part of a group of bureaucrats that filed a PIL seeking directions from the Supreme Court for insulating bureaucracy from political interference following which the Supreme Court rolled out key civil services reforms in 2013.
  • The Government of India in 2015, had constituted a Committee for Evolution of the New Education Policy, under the chairmanship of  Shri T.S.R. Subramanian.
  • He was also a chairman of the committee that was set up by  the Union Minister of Environment in 2014 to review all green laws and suggest changes.
  • Subramanian was the founder member and former Chancellor of the Shiv Nadar University. 
  • Books: He wrote several books, some of those are; “India at Turning Point: The Road to Good Governance”, “GovernMint In India: An Inside View” and “Journeys Through Babudom and Netaland: Governance in India”.



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