Puttaparthi: The Board of Trustees of the Sathya Sai Central Trust has chosen retired IAS officer G S R C V Prasada Rao as the Secretary of the trust.

They have also named K Chakravarthy, Secretary, as a member of the Board of Trustees.

Prasada Rao is a Senior IAS officer of the Andhra Pradesh cadre. He retired as the Secretary to the Government, General Administration Department (Services) in 2001.

Prior to this he had held several senior positions in the Government including Secretary to Government (Panchayat Raj Department).

The appointment was made at a meeting of the Board.