Andhra Pradesh the state government has appointed a new collector for Visakhapatnam. Vadarevu Vinay Chand a 2008 batch IAS officer will soon be taking charge as the district collector of visakhapatnam while katamneni Bhaskar who has been serving the post over the past 4 months has been appointed as the managing director of the Sports Authority of Andhra Pradesh.
Vinay Chand turned to civil services after orking for three years in the united states After being trained for one year in a Warangal , Mr. Chand was posted as the Sub- Collector at Kandukur in Prakasam District. He then held posts in chittoor district before serving as the integrated Tribal Development Agency. Project officer at paderu in Visakhapatnam for 15 months. Eventually Vinay Chand worked as the Tirupati Urban Development Authority Commissioner and Prakasam District collector before reciving his latest post as the visakhapatnam collector.