Shri. P.P. Varma, IAS, Chairman
Shri. P.P. Varma, Chairman, 7th Assam Pay & Productivity Pay Commission belongs to 1978 batch of Indian Administrative Service. He completed his post-graduation in Physics in the year 1972 and before joining the IAS he was teaching physics to the graduate and post-graduate students. He was appointed to the Indian Forest Service in 1975 and the Indian Revenue Service in 1977. He started service as an IAS officer in Assam in September, 1980 as Sub-Divisional Officer, Golaghat. He worked as a Deputy Commissioner North Cachar Hills District and Karbi Anglong District of Assam between December, 1983 to October, 1986. Since 1986 he worked in Agriculture, Forest, Transport, Health & Family, Home, General Administration, WPT & BC, Planning & Development Department till June 2013. He was posted as Secretary to the Governor of Assam during July, 1989 to November, 1992 during this period. He worked on deputation in the Ministry of Environment & Forest as Regional Director, Ganga Action Plan between January, 1993 to May, 1994. He also worked as Commissioner & Secretary to Hon’ble CM, Assam during October, 1997 to June, 2001. He retired as Chief Secretary, Assam in September, 2013 and thereafter was appointed as Adviser to Hon’ble CM, Assam.