T. K. A. Nair
Principal Secretary & Advisor to Former
Prime Minister Shri Manmohan Singh
T K A Nair, IAS was Secretary in the Prime Minister's Office with Prime Ministers Sh. I. K. Gujral and Sh. Alai Bihari Vajpayee. Was Principal Secretary to Prime Minister Sh. Manmohan Singh for seven years and Advisor to the Prime Minister in the rank of Union Minister of State years till 2014. He was awarded "Excellence in Bureaucratic Service" in 2011, "A.K. Nair Memorial Award" in 2010 and "K.P.S.Menon Memorial Award" in 2009. Awarded 'Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star' by Govt. of Japan. He was the Chief Secretary of Punjab and Chairman of Public Enterprises Selection Board, GOI, where he recruited CMDs and Directors of all the Maharatnas, Navratnas and the Public Sector Undertakings like BHEL, NTPC, ONGC, Oil India, PFC, SAIL, etc.