TSR Subramanian Age, Death Cause, Wife, Family, Biography & More

TSR Subramanian

Full NameThirumanilaiyur Sitapati Ramana Subramanian
ProfessionWriter, Former cabinet secretary
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in feet inches- 5’ 6”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 90 kg
in pounds- 198 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourWhite
Personal Life
Date of Birth11 December 1938
Birth PlaceThanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India
Date of Death26 February 2018
Place of DeathDelhi, India
Age (at the time of death)79 Years
Death CauseChronic illness
Zodiac sign/Sun signSagittarius
HometownThanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India
SchoolSt Xaviers College, Calcutta University, Kolkata
College/UniversityUniversity of Calcutta, Kolkata
Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Educational QualificationsMaster's degree in Mathematics
Master's degree in Public Administration (Economics)
FamilyNot Known
HobbiesReading, Writing
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusNot Known
Wife/SpouseNot Known
ChildrenNot Known

TSR Subramanian

Some Lesser Known Facts About TSR Subramanian

  • Subramanian was born in a Tamil middle-class family.
  • He was a 1961 batch officer of the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) of the Uttar Pradesh cadre.
  • He had served as the Secretary in the Ministry of Textiles.
  • In 1992, after the demolition of the Babri Masjid in Ayodhya, he was sent to Uttar Pradesh as Chief Secretary.
  • He had served as the Cabinet Secretary from August 1996 to March 1998 headed by then Prime Minister, H.D. Deve Gowda.
  • He served as Non-Executive Director at HCL Technologies Ltd. from September 1999 to November 2011.
  • He also headed many government committees.
  • He always gave impetus on education and environment and wrote many blogs related to it.
  • As an author, he wrote books, such as – “India at Turning Point: The Road to Good Governance”, “GovernMint In India: An Inside View”, “Journeys Through Babudom and Netaland: Governance in India.”
  • He had a strong stand against the interference of politicians in bureaucracy and filed a petition in The Supreme Court reguarding a fixed tenure for bureaucrats, to stop transfers of civil servants by politicians on regular intervals.
  • He began as ‘The Indian Express’ columnist in 2015. TSR Subramanian columns
  • After retiring, he lead a Committee to form national education policy which was presented to the NDA government in 2016, but was rejected.