J Radhakrishnan

Tamil Nadu: Home, health secretaries transferred in major reshuffle of IAS officials

Health Secretary J Radhakrishnan has now been posted as Principal Secretary, Co-operation, Food and Consumer Protection department. 

published on : 12th June 2022

Can’t compare apples to oranges: TN Health Secy on BJP's allegations of corruption in 'nutrition kit'

State BJP chief Annamalai had alleged that the State health department was to procure a health mix and iron supplement for pregnant women from a private firm.

published on : 7th June 2022

Rise in family COVID clusters shows waning immunity: Tamil Nadu Health Secretary J Radhakrishnan

In Tamil Nadu, fresh cases have risen sharply over the past week, from 335 on May 27 to 659 on June 3, accounting for 3.13 per cent of India's new cases.

published on : 5th June 2022

COVID-19 cases in Tamil Nadu cross 100-mark after over two months

In his letter, he said there was no cause for panic or new restrictions, but urged officials to plan for the special mega vaccination camp on June 12.

published on : 2nd June 2022

43.45 lakh people yet to take 1st dose of COVID vaccine: Tamil Nadu Health Secretary J Radhakrishnan

Radhakrishnan was inspecting the facilities at the Emergency COVID Response Package (ECRP) ward at the Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Government Hospital in Tiruchy on Sunday.

published on : 30th May 2022

AIIMS-Madurai will have an extra edge over other cities: State Health Secretary J Radhakrishnan

“Madurai AIIMS will have an extra edge over other cities. Connectivity and other issues will not be a problem as the institute is in the heart of the district.

published on : 30th May 2022

Fight against Covid shouldn’t lose steam: J Radhakrishnan

Health Secretary J Radhakrishnan on Friday instructed all district collectors and the commissioner of the Chennai corporation to not allow any dip in the fight against Covid-19.

published on : 28th May 2022

Monkeypox scare: TN district collectors told to raise surveillance

He also instructed them to isolate all suspected cases at designated healthcare facilities and report contact with a person or people with suspected monkeypox.

published on : 24th May 2022

It's not tomato flu, fever caused by HFMD virus variant: Health Secy Radhakrishnan

Radhakrishnan said Tamil Nadu is set to reach the 94% mark soon in vaccination of individuals above 18 years of age.

published on : 14th May 2022

49 lakh people in Tamil Nadu yet to get first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

Health and Family Welfare Secretary Dr J Radhakrishnan said that with COVID-19 cases on the decline, people have thrown caution to the wind and don't feel the need to get vaccinated.

published on : 10th April 2022

Slight uptick in COVID-19 cases in Tamil Nadu

Health Secretary J Radhakrishnan on Wednesday instructed all district collectors to ensure that the public observe COVID-appropriate behaviour.

published on : 7th April 2022

DMK leader MK Stalin calls dengue deaths a health emergency in Tamil Nadu, slams AIADMK government inaction

A day after Tamil Nadu Health Secretary J Radhakrishnan said 35 perons had died due to dengue in the state, Stalin, leader of the opposition in the Assembly, hit out at the ruling AIADMK regime.

published on : 9th October 2017

Tamil Nadu Health Secretary Radhakrishnan leaves for Delhi again over NEET issue

Health Secretary J Radhakrishnan along with senior officials from the Directorate of Medical Education left for New Delhi on Sunday again over seeking exemption for the State from NEET.

published on : 21st August 2017