· Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu has appointed Dr PPK Ramacharyulu, who has been Secretary in the Rajya Sabha Secretariat since 2018.
· He will replace Desh Deepak Verma, who had resigned from the post of general secretary after holding the top post for four years.
· Ramacharyulu is the first person to rise from the rank of Secretariat to the top post in nearly 70 years of the Rajya Sabha.
About Rajya Sabha:
v Chairperson: M. Venkaiah Naidu
v Founded: 3 April 1952;
v Rajya Sabha Term limits: 6 years.