Manepanda Appaiah Ganapathy, an officer of the 1986 batch, was earlier on the personal staff of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh.
Ganapathy has been awarded the President’s Medal for Meritorious service and he was later decorated with the President’s medal for distinguished service.
He completed his primary and secondary education at Ponnampet in Kodagu and graduated from the Madras Christian College Tambaram. He studied his post graduation at JNU New Delhi.
He is the son of Maneyapanda Appaiah (Vittala lawyer) and Premalatha, retired teacher, of Kunda in Virajpet taluk of Kodagu. Ganapathy is married to Sandhya and they have a son.