Parul Debi Das, first female IAS officer from Assam, passed away on Monday. 

Parul Debi Das succumbed to COVID-19 at the Apollo Hospital in Guwahati on Monday. 

She had retired from service as the Additional Chief Secretary of Assam. 

Parul Debi Das had also served in Meghalaya for a short time in the late 80s. 

She was an Assam-Meghalaya cadre IAS officer. 

Parul Debi Das was the daughter of former cabinet minister of undivided Assam – Ramnath Das. 

She was the sister of former Assam Chief Secretary Naba Kumar Das. 

Notably, her mother had also tested positive for COVID-19 and is currently undergoing treatment at the Apollo Hospital in Guwahati.

Parul Debi Das was born and brought up in Shillong, Meghalaya.

She completed her schooling from the Loreto Convent in Shillong.

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal condoled the demise of Parul Debi Das. 

Sarbananda Sonowal tweeted: “Saddened to learn about the demise of Parul Debi Das, the first woman IAS officer from Assam, due to COVID19. I convey my sincere condolences to bereaved family members and well-wishers.” 

AGP president Atul Bora also condoled her demise. 

“Anguished by the demise of Parul Debi Das, the first woman IAS officer from Assam. It’s a tragedy that we have lost her to COVID19. Deepest condolences to her bereaved family & prayers for the departed soul,” tweeted Atul Bora. 

Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma also expressed his grief over the sudden demise of Parul Debi Das. 

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