Retired IAS officer I V Subba Rao was today appointed secretary to Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu.
The Prime Minister's Office cleared the appointment today, a day on which Naidu assumed charge as the 15th vice president of the country.
Rao, a 1979 batch IAS officer of Andhra Pradesh cadre, retired from service as special chief secretary last year.
He held several important posts in Andhra Pradesh and later served the UNESCO.
Yuvaraj was till now PS to Venkaiah Naidu when he was the information and broadcasting minister.
Satya Kumar, a non-official who has been working with Naidu for many years, will be Officer on Special Duty (OSD) to the vice president, sources added.
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