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In major reshuffle, Rajasthan government transfers 77 IAS, 46 IPS and 150 RAS officers

The government has also transferred 23 Indian Forest Service (IFS) officers.

jaipur Updated: May 05, 2017 20:55 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times
Rajasthan,IAS,IPS officers

In a major administrative reshuffle in Rajasthan, the government on Friday transferred 77 IAS — including 16 collectors— 46 IPS and 150 Rajasthan Administrator Service (RAS) officials.

The government has also changed commissioners of Jaipur, Ajmer and Jodhpur municipal corporations. Seven districts have got a new collector and superintendent of police.

Additional chief secretary (ACS) and chairman of the Rajasthan Housing Board A Mukhopadhyay will now oversee the Rajasthan Civil Service Appellate Tribunal. Umesh Kumar, currently posted as the additional chief secretary - industries, DMIC, will replace Mukhopadhyay.

ACS Rajhans Upadhyay, additional chief secretary in the Department of Higher and Technical Education, has been shifted to the Higher and Sanskrit Education Department.

Additional chief secretaries Vipin Chandra Sharma, who was the commissioner of Rajasthan Foundation, and Rajiv Swaroop; Principal secretaries Sanjay Dixit, Subodh Agrawal and Rajat Kumar Mishra were among other senior officers who have been given new assignments.

Additional director general (ADG) of police Sunil Kumar Mahrotra will now look after telecommunication and technical department; while Dalpat Singh Dinkar has got community policing and Ravi Prakash Mehrada state human rights commission.

Inspector general (IG) of police CID (crime branch) Sanjeev Kumar Narjari has been shifted to headquarters and S Sengathir to intelligence.

Principal secretary Sanskrit education department Sanjay Dixit has been transferred to commissioner departmental enquiries while Subodh Agarwal has been given charge of MSME and will be chairman, Rajasthan State Handloom Development Corporation and managing director RAJSICO. Apart from Rajat Kumar Mishr’s existing portfolio of labour, employment, skills and entrepreneurship, factory and boiler inspection and ESI, he has also been given charge of the technical education department.

Secretary home Subir Kumar has been transferred as divisional commissioner, Bharatpur. He will be replaced by Ved Prakash. Secretary (public grievance and redressal) at chief minister office KK Pathak has been given additional charge of Devsthan department.

Secretary Kuldeep Ranka has been transferred to RSTRC as managing director while Shreya Guha has got minority affair and Waqf Board; Anand Kumar health education; Roli Singh women and child development; Rajiv Singh Thakur food and civil supply department; Kunji Lal Meena commissioner industries and CSR; Rajesh Kumar Yadav is the chairman and managing director of Rajasthan Cooperative Dairy Federation Limited); Naveen Mahajan commissioner Panchayati Raj; Rohit Kumar rural development and state mission director livelihood schemes and SHGs; and Vikas Kumar Bhale commissioner agriculture.

First Published: May 05, 2017 20:55 IST