India’s first woman IAS officer after Independence Anna Rajam Malhotra passes away
Anna Rajam Malhotra (91) was the India’s first woman IAS officer after Independence, who passed away in Mumbai, Maharashtra on September 17, 2018. Born in July 1927 in Kerala’s Ernakulam district, she joined the civil services in 1951 and had served in the Madras cadre under then CM C Rajagopalachari and in the central government. Besides serving under Rajagopalachari, she had worked closely with Rajiv Gandhi when he was in charge of the 1982 Asian Games in Delhi. She had also accompanied late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on many state trips. She married RN Malhotra, who had served as the Governor of RBI between 1985 and 1990. Anna, who retired in 1996, was also responsible for building the country’s first computerised port Nhavasheva in Mumbai. In 1989, she was honoured with the Padma Bhushan award.
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Topics: Anna Rajam Malhotra • C. Rajagopalachari • Finance Ministers of India • Government of India • Indian Administrative Service • Indian Hindus • Indian people • Indira Gandhi • R. N. Malhotra • Rajiv Gandhi
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