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Subrahmonian Machendranathan
Born March 07, 1954
Residence New Delhi
Nationality Indian
Education MBA, Cochin University
Occupation Chairperson
Employer Airports Economic Regulatory Authority (AERA), New Delhi
Organization Government of India
Home town Velappanur, Tirunelveli District [1]
Parent(s) P.K. Subrahmonian, Mrs. S.Rathinam

S. Machendranathan IAS[2] who hails from Tirunelveli District, Tamil Nadu had a distinguished academic career. After completing MBA from Cochin University, he joined the Indian Police Service (IPS) in 1977 and thereafter the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) in 1979.

An IAS officer of the Tamil Nadu cadre, Shri S. Machendranathan held several important positions in the Government of Tamil Nadu Government of Tamil Nadu and in the Government of India Central Government of India. In the Government of Tamil Nadu, he worked as Collector of Thanjavur District; Commissioner/ Secretary to the Government of Tamil Nadu in the Departments of Transport, Food, Cooperation and Consumer Protection; Chairman of Tamil Nadu Electricity Board. And in the Government of India, he worked as Chairman of VOC Port Trust, Tuticorin; Additional Secretary & Financial Advisor in the Ministry of Steel as well as in the Ministry of Civil Aviation and finally as Secretary (Coordination) in Cabinet Secretariat, before superannuating from the Government Service in March, 2014.

He has also served as Government Director in several Public Sector companies such as Air India, Airports Authority of India, Steel Authority of India Limited, Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited, Kudremukh Iron Ore Company Limited and Metallurgical & Engineering Consultants (India) Limited.

Executive Profile[3][edit]

Sl.No Designation Department/Office From To
1 Sub Collector Chidhambaram 01/08/1981 01/06/1983
2 Under Secretary 01/06/1983 01/07/1984
3 Deputy Secretary Food 01/07/1984 01/04/1988
4 Director 01/04/1988 01/06/1988
5 Collector Thanjavur 01/06/1988 01/10/1989
6 Joint Chief Electoral Officer 01/10/1989 01/12/1989
7 Director 01/12/1989 01/02/1991
8 Joint Chief Electoral Officer 01/02/1991 01/07/1991
9 Director Tamil Nadu Tourism Development Corporation 01/07/1991 01/09/1992
10 Joint Secretary PWD 01/09/1992 01/09/1993
11 Managing Director POOMPUHAR SHIPPING CORPORATION 01/09/1993 01/03/1995
12 Director Raffles & Small Savings 01/03/1995 01/07/1995
13 Commissioner Town Panchyats 01/07/1995 01/05/1996
14 Commissioner Fisheries 01/06/1996 06/12/1996
15 Chairman Tuticorin Port Trust 06/12/1996 05/12/2001
16 Commissioner Disabled Welfare Deptt 01/01/2002 01/07/2002
17 Special Secretary Co-operation, Food & Consumer Protection Deptt 16/07/2002 16/05/2006
18 Principal Secretary Co-operation, Food & Consumer Protection Deptt 16/05/2006 05/11/2007
19 Chairman TNEB 05/11/2007 26/11/2008
20 Principal Secretary State Transport Authority of Tamil Nadu 26/11/2008 24/05/2010
21 Additional Secretary & Financial Advisor Ministry of Steel, New Delhi 24/05/2010 13/07/2012
22 Additional Secretary & Financial Advisor Ministry of Civil Aviation, New Delhi 13/07/2012 11/01/2013
23 Special Secretary & Financial Advisor Ministry of Civil Aviation, New Delhi 11/07/2012 19/11/2013
24 Secretary (Coordination and Public Grievances) Cabinet Secretariat, New Delhi 20/11/2013 31/03/2014


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