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Twenty one IAS officers, three collectors shifted before assembly polls in Chandigarh

In a major bureaucratic reshuffle ahead of upcoming assembly polls in Chhattisgarh, as many as 21 IAS officers, including three collectors, have been shifted in the state.


PTI Last Updated at 05-08-2018 20:44:30 IST India
Twenty one IAS officers, three collectors shifted before assembly polls in Chandigarh

In a major bureaucratic reshuffle ahead of upcoming assembly polls in Chhattisgarh, as many as 21 IAS officers, including three collectors, have been shifted in the state.

The order in this regard was issued by the Mantralaya last evening. As per the order, the 1989-batch IAS officer Amitabh Jain, presently posted as Principal Secretary of Finance and Commercial Taxes Department with the additional charge of planning, economics, statistics, home, jail and transport departments, has been relieved from the charge of commercial tax.

Kanker Collector Taman Singh Sonwani has been appointed as new Surguja Divisional Commissioner.

He will be replaced by Director Health & Family Welfare Ranu Sahu. Surguja divisional commissionerAvinash Champawat has been made Secretary of Water Resources Department.

Bastar Collector and 2004-batch IAS officer Dhananjay Dewangan have been appointed as new Bastar Divisional Commissioner while Bijapur Collector Tamboli Ayyaz Fakirbhai was posted as Bastar collector.

Director, Women and Child Development Department, Rajesh Singh Rana has been relieved from the additional charge of Director of Chhattisgarh Administration Academy and given the additional charge of Registrar of Firms and Societies.

Secretary of Commercial Tax (Excise and Registration) Department Devi Dayal Singh has been given the additional charge of Secretary, sports, and youth welfare department.

The 2001-batch IAS officer and Secretary of Skill Development, Technical Education and Employment Department Shahla Nigar has been appointed as Secretary of Mantralaya Naya Raipur.

Secretary of Commercial and Industry Department Dr. Kamalpreet Singh has been given the additional charge of General Administration Department (GAD). Bastar Divisional Commissioner Dilip Kumar Wasnikar has been appointed as new Durg Divisional Commissioner.

Raipur Divisional Commissioner Brajesh Chandra Mishra has been relieved from the additional charge of Durg Division. Special Secretary of Social Welfare Department Prasanna R has been given the additional charge of Commissioner (Nishaktajan) and Commissioner Cum-Director Health Services.

The 2009-batch IAS Officer KD Kunjam, currently posted as Director Gramodyog with the additional charge of Managing Director Chhattisgarh Handicraft Development Board, has been made the new district collector of Bijapur.

Mission Director Swacch Bharat Mission (Rural) Bhoskar Vilas Sandeepan has been given the additional responsibility of Managing Director of State Civil Supplies Corporation.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)


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