M. Vijayalakshmi, former commissioner of Trichy city corporation, assumed office as Collector of Ariyalur district.
She has replaced G. Laxmi Priya, who was posted in July 2017.
S. Dhanasekaran, District Revenue Officer, who was holding additional charge following the transfer of Ms.Laxmi Priya, handed over charge to Ms.Vijayalakshmi.
M. Vijayalakshmi was hitherto Deputy Commissioner (Health) in Chennai Corporation. She has held various posts including Sub-Collector, Coimbatore; Commissioner, Tiruchi Corporation; Commissioner, Erode Corporation; among others.