Sri. V. Karuppannan, Formerly Deputy Inspector General of Prisons , Tamil Nadu assumed charge as Deputy Director of APCA on the FN of 24th January 2019.
He has rebdered 31 years if unblemished and outstanding service on recort in Tamil Nadu Prisons Department. He has Joined Tamil Nadu Prisions as directly recurited Assitant jailor through TNPSC in the year of 1985. He underwent 6-months training at APCA in the year 1988 and bagged Medals for 'Best in Subjects' and 'Best All-Rounder'.
He was promoted to the posts of Deputy Jailor, Jailor, Additional Superintendent, and Superintendent of Prisons in course of time. He has served in various cadres in Tamil Nadu prisons as Deputy Inspector General of Prisons and served in the Chennai Range till his superannuation.
The Board Management of APCA selected him for the prestigious KLN Reddy Memorial Award in the year 2015 for his praiseworty contributions to the betterment and advacement of prisons and Correctional Administration.
He is graduate in Commerce and post graduate Defence & Strategic Studies and currently he is puruing LLB. APCA looks forward for his dedication and commitment for the developement of APCA.