The current Naba Kumar Das, a 1976 batch IAS officer, will retire on June 30, Gogoi said.
Chief Minister told to reporters that “I have already appointed Varma. Today I am making it public. He will take charge after Das retires on the last day of this month.”
Varma, a 1978 batch IAS officer, is currently the Additional Chief Secretary, Health and Family Welfare, Social Welfare and Public Health Engineering Departments.