April 25, 2024

J. Radhakrishnan (IAS) Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : November 2, 2019

Short Biography

J. Radhakrishnan was born on 16-09-1966 in Chennai in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. He is an Indian IAS Officer, Civil Servant & Administrator.

J. Radhakrishnan Complete Bio & Career

J. Radhakrishnan did his schooling from various cities of India such as Nashik, Deolali, Chandigarh, and Kanpur and he did his graduation from Bangalore in Veterinary Science. Though he obtained his post graduation degree in Veterinary Science (specialized for the Genetics and Animal Breeding). He was more willing to became an IAS officer since his childhood .To pursue his dream he appeared in the Civil service examination which he successfully cleared and after he qualified for IAS (Indian Administrative Service) in the year 1992.

On 9 Aug1994, he appointed as the Sub-Collector of the Tuticorin after getting the introductory training. From 1996 to 1999, he served as the Deputy Secretary of Family Health, welfare, and Finance, for Tamil Nadu state. Moreover, during the period of 1990-2000, he became the Commissioner of the Land Revenue. From (2000-01) appointed as the District Administration of the Chennai district.

He appointed as the district collector of the “Salem district” from Jul 2001 to July 2003 and “Thanjavur district” from May 2004 to Jan 2005. During his tenure as the district collector of Thanjavur, the tsunami hit the Tamil Nadu coast on Dec 26 2004 and he arranged the relief actions in the district. His ability to handle the circumstances and his emergency rescue and relief actions earned significant recognition.

On 10 Jan 2005, he was shifted from Thanjavur to the  Nagapattinam district to advance the relief proceedings in the district. In addition from Jan 2005 to May 2006, he remained the District collector of the Nagapattinam and he managed the production of various relief camps in the district. Since 2019, he has been associated with the Tamil Nadu government as Principal Secretary of Transport department.

J. Radhakrishnan Popular Videos

J. Radhakrishnan Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born in a Hindu family. 

Life's Important Dates Of J. Radhakrishnan

Body Measurements

Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Madras, India
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
School N/A
College N/A
Qualification Veterinary Science in First Class, Bangalore
Hobbies Travelling, Listening Music, Reading
Marital Status Married
Debut As Civil Servant - The Indian Administrative Service (1992)
Salary N/A
Net Worth $1 Million
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color Black, White
Favorite Politician Jayalalithaa
Favorite Actor Rajinikanth
Favorite Place Seattle, US

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About J. Radhakrishnan

  • He was invited by the Sri Lankan Govt to share his expertise with relief workers and also with the officials.
  • From Mar 2009 to Mar 2012 he headed the Disaster Management team of the United Nations Development Programme.
  • He is currently the Principal Secretary to the Government, Health and Family Welfare Department in Tamil Nadu.
  • He is well-known for his relief work in Nagapattinam and Thanjavur districts for earthquake and tsunami in 2004.
  • His first job as an IAS was on 9 Aug1994, as the Sub-Collector of the Tuticorin
  • He was invited to deliver the lecture on tsunami-related issues in Hawaii, Washington D. C, Seattle, and San Francisco by the United States Department of Education.

J. Radhakrishnan Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

57 years, 7months, 9 days old age J. Radhakrishnan will turn 58 on 16 September, 2024. Only 4 months, 21 days, 9 hours,1 minutes has left for his next birthday.

Birthdays Celebrated on Each Day of Week

J. Radhakrishnan has celebrated the total number of 58 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

  • 58
  • 8
  • 9
  • 8
  • 8
  • 8
  • 8
  • 9