Mr. L. K. Atheeq, IAS officer s e r v i n g as joint secretary in the Prime Minister’s Office has been appointed as senior advisor to the executive director at World Bank, Washington DC. He will be joining the office in the first week of November. Mr. Atheeq who hails from Akkirampur village in Pavagada taluk of Tumkur district is a 1991 batch IAS officer who did his M.Sc in Agriculture and Economics from University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore. Luthfullah Khan Atheeq had his early education in an Urdu medium school in his native village. He was earlier Deputy Commissioner in Mandya and Hassan districts and headed the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan in Karnataka Government. As the Senior Advisor at the World Bank he would be liaising between the Government of India and the World Bank. He is the third IAS officer from Karnataka to hold this position. Earlier Mr. P. K. Kirshnan and K. Jayaraj held this position.
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