On Wednesday D Sambasiva Rao the Senior IAS officer took charge as the new Executive Officer of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD). It is the post which manages the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara at nearby Tirumala.
Prior to his present posting Rao, was Principal Secretary for Municipal Administration and Urban Development. The temple sources said that, he was administered the oath of office and secrecy inside the hill shrine.
M G Gopal the outgoing Executive Officer has been transferred and he has been asked to report to General Administration Department for further posting in Hyderabad.