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Former Cabinet Secretary T S R Subramanian Passes Away, Condolences Pour In

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| February 26 , 2018 , 13:50 IST

Former Cabinet Secretary T S R Subramanian passed away on Monday. He was 79. The cause of death and other details were not immediately known.

The IAS Association tweeted details of his cremation at the Lodhi Road crematorium at 5.30 pm.

Subramanian was a 1961 batch UP cadre officer of the Indian Administrative Service. He was the Cabinet secretary from August 1, 1996, to March 31, 1998. He also served as the Secretary in the Ministry of Textiles.

After his retirement, he held the position of Non-Executive Director of HCL Technologies from September 1999 to November 2011. He was one of the founding members of the Shiv Nadar University where he also served as the Chancellor. 

As news of his demise broke, condolences poured in from the entire political spectrum.