District Collector Profile

A.Sivagnanam IAS – Profile in brief


  • Primary Education – upto 6th standard from a small rural town ,Tiruppattur in Vellore district.
  • Higher secondary – from a private school in Chennai.


  • B:E (Civil Engineering) – PSG College of Technology ,Coimbatore

Post Graduation

  • Masters in Town Planning from Anna University, Chennai.
  • Post graduate Diploma in Human resource Management from Indira Gandhi open university

Work experience

  • Research Associate – in a private firm called Operation Research Group (ORG)
  • Probationary Officer in State bank of Mysore,
    1. Worked in Hosur,Tamilnadu
    2. Chickamagallur,Karnataka
  • Assistant Engineer (PWD) in Tamilnadu Engineering service.
    1. Worked in Directorate of Technical Education.Chennai
  • Joined as Deputy Collector in Tamilnadu civil service in 2002
    1. Probationary Deputy Collector (Training) in Cuddalore District
    2. Revenue Divisional Officer ,Sivakasi, Virudhunagar district
    3. Revenue Divisional Officer ,Gudalur, Nilgris district
    4. Assistant Commissioner (Relief and Rehabilitation),
    5. Special Deputy Collector (Relief and Rehabilitation),Kancheepuram District
    6. Assistant Secretary, Tamilnadu Electricity Regulatory Commission. Chennai
    7. Joint Transport Commissioner (Road Safety),Transport Dept, Chennai
    8. District Revenue Officer, Sivaganga District
    9. General Manager,Tamilnadu Ex servicemen Corporation(TEXCO),Chennai
    10. General Manager,Tamilnadu Tourism Development Corporation(TTDC),
    11. Special officer, Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowment dept (HR&CE)
    12. Nodal Officer, City Expansion, Corporation of Chennai.
    13. Joint Commissioner (Prohibition and Excise department),Tamilnadu
    14. Assistant Commissioner/ Zonal Officer, Ambattur .Corporation of Chennai.
    15. Assistant Commissioner/ Zonal Officer, Anna Nagar. Corporation of Chennai.
    16. Assistant Commissioner/ Zonal Officer, Tondiarpet. Corporation of Chennai
    17. Assistant Commissioner/ Zonal Officer, Alandur. Corporation of Chennai
    18. Joint Chief Electoral Officer (SVEEP),Tamilnadu,Election Commission of India.

Got Promoted into Indian Administrative Service (IAS)

  1. Continued as Joint Chief Electoral Officer (SVEEP), Tamilnadu, ECI.
  2. District Collector/ District Magistrate, Virudhunagar District