Ending speculation about the ouster of Rama Raman, who heads the Noida, Greater Noida and Yamuna Expressway authorities, the state on Monday announced a major bureaucratic shakeup in the three authorities and transferred 21 IAS officers.
Rama Raman - who is currently CEO, Noida and chairman of Noida, Greater Noida and Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (YEIDA) - will continue as CEO, Noida.
On July 1, while hearing a public interest litigation (PIL) by one Jitendra Kumar Goyal, the Allahabad high court had seized the powers of Rama Rama.
Agriculture Production Commissioner, Pravir Kumar has been made Chairman, Noida, Greater Noida and YEIDA. He has also been made the CEO, YEIDA.
Additional CEO (Greater Noida) Deepak Agarwal has been appointed CEO, Greater Noida. Additional CEO (Greater Noida) PC Gupta has been transferred to Mainpuri as District Magistrate.
CEO, YEIDA, Dr Arunvir Singh has been made Additional CEO, NOIDA while Additional CEO (NOIDA) Rajesh Prakash has been transferred to Firozabad as District Magistrate.
DM, Firozabad, Nidhi Kesarwani has been appointed as Ghaziabad District Magistrate. DM, Ghaziabad, Vimal Kumar Sharma has been appointed special secretary, Trade Tax and Entertainment Tax. DM, Meerut, Pankaj Yadav has been made special secretary, Basic Education Department.
Principal Secretary, Agriculture Pradeep Bhatnagar has been appointed Agriculture Production Commissioner.
Principal Secretary, Revenue, Suresh Chandra has been made principal secretary, Irrigation and Water Resources. Principal Secretary, Sports and Labour, Anita Bhatnagar Jain has been appointed principal secretary, Revenue.
The charge of NRI department has been withdrawn from principal secretary, Forest, Sanjiv Saran and given to principal secretary, Energy, Sanjay Agarwal. Principal Secretary, IT and Electronics, RK Tiwari has been given additional charge of Labour and Employment department.
Principal Secretary, RES, Mahesh Kumar Gupta has been given additional charge of Sports and Youth Welfare Department. Secretary, Vocational Educational and Skill Development Department, Bhuvanesh Kumar has been given additional charge of principal staff officer of Chief Secretary.
Commissioner and Director, Handicraft and Textile Industry, Ramveer Prasad has been given additional charge of Labour Commissioner.
DM, Rae Bareli, Suryapal Gangwar has been made Special Secretary, PWD. DM, Kannauj, Anuj Kumar Jha has been made DM, Rae Bareli. Special secretary, Excise, Ashok Chandra has been appointed DM Kannauj.