Thiru. T. K. Ramachandran belongs to the 1991 batch of Indian Administrative Services. He has served Government of Tamil Nadu in various capacities including Collector and DM in Ramanathapuram and Villupuram, Deputy Commissioner of Corporation of Chennai, Project Director of TN Road Sector Project, Project Director of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA). His interests include Education, E-Learning, E-Governance and IT Policy, Urban Development, Infrastructure and Development Economics. Sh. Ramachandran has received several awards and citations from Government of India and State Governments. He holds B.Tech. (Hons.)from IIT, Kharagpur; an M. Tech. in Computer Science from IIT, Delhi and a Masters in Public Policy from Princeton University as ‘World Bank – Robert McNamara’ Fellow. He is currently the Principal Secretary (IT) to the Government of Tamil Nadu.
Sh. Ramachandran is an accomplished carnatic vocalist and has trained with Chitraveena Sh. Ravikiran, Sangeeta Kalanidhi T. Brinda and Sangeeta Kalanidhi Sh. T. K. Govinda Rao. He has performed extensively in Chennai and several other cities in India.