Retired IAS Officer And Microsoft CEO’s Father BN Yugandhar Dies At 80


Satya Nandella’s father BN Yugandhar held key positions in Andhra Pradesh and on the centre.


Microsoft Chief Govt Officer Satya Nadella’s father and former IAS officer BN Yugandhar died on Friday after a short sickness. He was 80 years outdated.

Bukkapuram Nadella Yugandhar, a retired Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer who served within the Prime Minister’s Workplace and the Planning Fee, died at his residence in Banjara Hills in Hyderabad, household sources mentioned.

It was instantly not clear as to when BY Yugandhar can be cremated and if Satyana Nadella will attend the final rites.

An IAS officer of the 1962 batch, BN Yugandhar held many key positions each in undivided Andhra Pradesh and on the Centre. Recognized for his clear document, he was instrumental in implementation of many schemes designed for the poor and marginalised sections of the society.

He was the highest bureaucrat within the Rural Improvement Ministry when PV Narasimha Rao was the Prime Minister.

BN Yugandar, who’s remembered by his contemporaries as an upright officer with sturdy left leaning, was a Planning Fee member throughout United Progressive Alliance (UPA)-I authorities (2004-09).

The IAS official was additionally credited with pushing by pointers which might institutionalise cash movement for watershed growth direct to districts from the central authorities, bypassing states.

BN Yugandhar additionally served as Director of Lal Bahadur Shastri Nationwide Academy of Administration from 1988 to 1993.

Recognized for simplicity, BN Yugandar carried out his son’s marriage along with his IAS batchmate KR Venugopal’s daughter Anupama in a easy method. He didn’t even invite then Prime Minister Narasimha Rao for the wedding.

When his son grew to become Microsoft CEO in 2014, BN Yugandar and his relations sought to keep away from media consideration, saying they wished for privateness.

BN Yugandhar was from Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh and didn’t overlook his roots and labored for the event of his village Bukkapuram.

Telangana Chief Minister Ok Chandrashekhar Rao expressed his condolences over the loss of life of BN Yugandhar. The chief minister mentioned BN Yugandhar was a honest, trustworthy officer who was recognized for his simplicity.

The Chief Minister additionally recalled the providers rendered by BN Yugandhar. He conveyed his heartfelt condolences to the members of his household, particularly BN Yugandhar’s son.

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