Shri P. Ravi Kumar, an IAS officer from the 1984 batch, currently leading the Government of Karnataka as the chief secretary. he previously served as the additional chief secretary to the Government of Karnataka. born in 1962, he hails from Andhra Pradesh and holds a postgraduate degree in mathematics and a diploma in econometrics.
he has been regarded as a thoughtful bureaucrat with excellent leadership qualities. after taking office as the chief secretary, he has been credited with handling the state administration well during the adverse times of the covid-19.
administrative landscape assessment and governance redesign with a macro lens.