The secretary had tested positive for Covid-19 earlier and died due to covid-related complications.
As per doctor’s statement, the senior IAS officer passed away at around 2:30 pm today. He was undergoing treatment from July 22 in Swagat Hospital at Maligaon.
Mr. Prasad, an IAS officer of Assam – Meghalaya cadre of 1995 batch, who was currently posted as Principal Secretary, Assam Excise Irrigation Soil Conservation and Housing and Urban Affairs Department and Chairman SLNA WWDC- PMKSY.
He had been relieved of additional charge of Housing and Urban Affairs Department of the Indian government in April this year.