HomeBureaucracyIAS Akhil Arora suffers mild attack, gets stent implanted

IAS Akhil Arora suffers mild attack, gets stent implanted

IAS Akhil Arora got stent implanted at EHCC hospital following complaint of chest pain and uneasiness. He is now recuperating at the hospital

Additional chief secretary suffered a minor heart attack, following which he was successfully implanted stent at EHCC hospital in Jaipur. Arora is normal after the placement of stent.  

According to Dr Sanjeev Sharma, cardiologist who performed the procedure, Arora complaint of chest pain on Tuesday night. He was immediately admitted to the hospital and upon investigation it was found that he suffered a minor attack due to blockade in arteries. Doctors decided to put a stent to remove the blockade.

According to Arora's close associates, he is a workaholic and works for long hours. 

“For him, work comes first and sometimes he even ignores his . We have been seeing him working extra hours for years. He comes to office even on Sundays and work till late hours on normal days,” said a senior official of finance department. 

After the procedure Arora is recuperating well in the hospital. His wife Aparna Arora is also additional chief secretary in Rajasthan hearing Forest environment and climate change department. 

Who is Akhil Arora?

Akhil Arora is an efficient and effective of 1993 batch. He is among rare IAS officer who is beyond political dispensation and is given important portfolio irrespective of party in power. He is helming important portfolio of finance, which he had been heading even during Ashok Gehlot government.

Akhil Arora's brother Sanjay Arora is a 1988 batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer of Tamil Nadu cadre. He is currently serving as police in Delhi.

An alumnus of MREC (now MNIT), Akhil Arora is an engineering graduate in electronics and communication. He had headed various departments including IT, medical and health, public relations, planning, Jaipur Metro and Rajasthan State Mines and Minerals among other. 

He is among rare bureaucrats who have the distinction of serving as district collector of home district. He had served as collector of Jaipur from April 27, 2007 to June 30, 2008. 

Prakash Bhandari
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Prakash Bhandari is a veteran journalist with over 50 years of experience. He has worked with The Times of India for 30 years and contributed to leading publications as well as international news agency AFP.
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