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Abirath EV

Facts To Know About Renu Raj IAS!

Dr. Renu Raj is an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) official from the Indian state of Kerala. Renu has been shifted to Wayanad as the District Collector.

Renu, a surgeon, quit becoming an IAS official. She is recognized for fighting unlawful construction and land encroachments in Munnar, Kerala.

Renu was born on January 11, 1987 in the Kottayam district of Changanassery. She has 36 years of age. Her zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Her father, M K Rajakumaran Nair, is a retired KSRTC bus driver, and her mother, Latha V N, is a homemaker. Renu has a sister named Remya Raj, who is also a doctor.

Renu was formerly married to her medical colleague, Dr. Bhagat L. S. Later, the couple divorced, bringing an end to their relationship.

Renu married Dr. Sriram Venkataraman, the managing director of Kerala Medical Services Company, in April 2022.

Renu went To st. Teresa's Higher Secondary School in Kottayam for her schooling. She then enrolled at the Government medical college in Kottayam, where she earned her MBBS in 2013.

She began her medical career at the ASI Hospital in Kalluvathukkal, Kollam district, Kerala.Renu decided to leave the medical field and began preparing for the UPSC examinations.

In 2014, Renu passed the UPSC examination on her first attempt and placed second in the all-India civil services examination.

Renu's net worth is reportedly 20 crores of rupees. As District Collector, she earns most of her salary.