Former Cabinet Secretary TSR Subramanian passed away here, the IAS Association said on Monday. He was 79.
In a post on social media, the IAS Association said, ‘Extremely shocked to hear the sad news of the demise of TSR Subramanian. He was the tallest among all and it’s a big loss for the IAS fraternity and the nation. Deepest condolences to all family members. We hope and pray that your ideas and thoughts will continue to guide us.”
The association said his cremation will take place at the Lodhi Road crematorium here on Monday evening. The cause of the death was, however, immediately not known.
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of State (MoS) for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions Jitendra Singh and other senior IAS officers have condoled his death.
‘Saddened by the news of the demise of former Cabinet Secretary TSR Subramanyam. My condolences to the entire @IASassociation fraternity and his family,’ Mr Singh said in a tweet.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday condoled the death of former Cabinet secretary T S R Subramanian. ‘TSR Subramanian distinguished himself as an outstanding civil servant. He also left a mark with his prolific writings and interventions on important public causes. Saddened by his demise. My thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends,’ the Prime Minister tweeted.