Mr. Ajeya Kallam, IAS (Rtd), 1983 Batch, a post graduate in Agriculture with a Masters in Business Administration from Australia had put in 34 years in Indian Administrative service.
Mr Kallam had handled many important assignments in his career both in State and Union governments. He worked as Sub collector and PO, ITDA in Nalgonda and Khammam Districts. Later he was given responsibility of managing West Godavari and Vizag Districts as District Collector. He spent nearly 7 years in Agriculture sector as Head of the departments of Horticulture and Agriculture besides working as principal secretary, Agriculture.
He was instrumental in building horticulture department as its first HOD. He gave a new direction to Agriculture extension with farming situation specific strategies. He was also Vice-chancellor of the Agriculture university for a short while. As commissioner, Endowments and EO, TTD, he brought in significant reforms. In the infrastructural sector, he worked as CMD, Transco as well as Chairman, Vizag port trust On specific invitation, he joined as principal secretary to the then Chief Minister, Sri Kiran Kumar reddy. Subsequently, he handled the State’s Finance and Revenue departments as Special Chief Secretary. Finally, he retired as Chief Secretary to Government of AP during 2017.