Kona Sasidhar on Wednesday took over as Vice-Chairman of the Visakhapatnam Urban Development Authority. He succeeds B. Sreedhar who has been posted as Collector of Potti Sriramulu Nellore district.
Before taking over his VUDA assignment, Mr. Sasidhar was Joint Collector of East Godavari. An IAS officer of the 2003 batch, he had his training in Adilabad district. He was Municipal Commissioner of Rajahmundry and special officer of the Kakinada Municipal Corporation, Sub-Collector of Rajahmundry and Joint Collector, Karimnagar and East Godavari.
In a brief interaction with the media, Mr. Sasidhar said while he had experience in municipal administration, it was for the first time that he was heading an urban development authority. He would peruse the activities of VUDA before arriving at any priorities.