Former Cabinet secretary T S R Subramanian passed away in Delhi. He was 79. “Extremely shocked to hear the sad news of the demise of T S R Subramanian . He was the tallest among all and it is 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 IAS association said in a tweet.
His cremation will take place at the Lodhi Road crematorium here at 5.30pm, the association said.
Subramanian was the Cabinet secretary from August 1, 1996, to March 31, 1998.
The cause of death and other details were immediately not known.
Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman, minister of state (MoS) for Personnel Jitendra Singh and other senior IAS officers have condoled his death.