Senior IAS officer K.S. Rame Gowda, who had been serving as the Managing Director of Karnataka Silk Industries Corporation (KSIC), was today appointed as the DC of Mysore district.

He is among the 12 senior IAS officers whose posts have been shuffled by the State Government.

Gowda, a 1990 batch KAS officer with MA, LLB and Ph.D degrees, began his government service as Assistant Commissioner in Mandya district. He had served as the Private Secretary to Home Minister R. Ashok and as Special DC for Bangalore (Urban) 2002-08.