Shimla: In a major reshuffle, the Himachal Pradesh government today shifted portfolios of 10 IAS officers and 20 HAS officers with immediate effect. The government also gave fresh appointments to two under-training IAS officers.
Additional Chief Secretary, Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs and Sainik Welfare, Harinder Hira has now been shifted as Additional Chief Secretary, Industries and Labour and Employment. Additional Chief Secretary, Environment and Scientific Technologies, Sarojini Ganju Thakur has now been given the additional portfolios of Social Justice and Empowerment.
Financial Commissioner (Appeals) P. Mitra also holding the additional charge of Principal Secretary Industries has been shifted as Finance Commissioner cum Principal Secretary Revenue, R& R and Appeals while Principal Secretary (AR, Traning and FA and Transport) T.G. Negi shall also hold the additional charge of the post of Director HIPA relieving Srikant Baldi from this additional charge. FC cum Principal Secretary Revenue P.C. Kapoor also holding the additional charge of Principal Secretary PWD has been shifted as Principal Secretary PWD while Sanjay Gupta, awaiting posting after his reinstatement has been appointed Divisional Commissioner Kangra.
Gupta will relieve Onkar Chand Sharma who now will take charge of Director Industries at Shimla reliving J.C. Sharma from this additional charge. Secretary Revenue and Director cum Ex-Officio Secretary (Home and Vigilance) J.P. Singh has now been relieved from the charge of Secretary Revenue. Priyatu Mandal, another officer awaiting posting has been appointed as Additional Deputy Commissioner Kangra at Dharamshala. Mandal would relieve Sandeep Bhatnagar who has now been posted as special secretary Education at Shimla.
Kadam Sandeep Vasant, presently under training at LBSNAA Mussories has been given the posting of AC (Dev.) cum BDO Shillai in Sirmaour district. Another officer under training in the same academy, Ashish Bhatnagar has been appointed AC (Dev.) cum BDO Bhawarna in Kangra district. Among HAS officers, Registrar HP Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, Shimla, G. K. Srivastva has been transferred as Special Secretary (Personal and Tribal Development) and Additional Commissioner, Tribal development.
Additional Deputy Commssioner (ADC) Development cum Project Director (DRDA) Solan, Rahil Kahlon has been posted as Managing Director, Jogindra Central Cooperative Bank Limited Solan. Additional District Magistrate (Dev.) cum project Director (DRDA) Bilaspur, Beli Ram Kaundal has been transferred as Joint Secretary, HP Public Service Commission, Shimla while Gopal Chand who was awaiting his posting has been posted as Joint Secretary (Revenue). SDO, Civil Ani in Kullu district, Darshan Lal Kalia will now be working as Additional District Magistrate (Dev.) cum project Director (DRDA), Bilaspur. Additional Excise and Taxation Commissioner (HQ), Shimla, K. C. Chamna has been posted as Additional District Magistrate (Dev.) cum project Director (DRDA), Solan. SDO, Civil, Nichar in Kinnaur district will now be working as RTO, Hamirpur relieving Pankaj Raj of additional charge.
Joint Secretary (AR, training and FA), Shimla D. K Gupta has been transferred as Registrar, HP Consumer Disputes Redressal Commssion, Shimla. Joint Secretary (Personal, Tribal Development and RPG and Additional Commissioner, Tribal Development, Ashwani Kumar Sharma will now be working as Additional Excise and taxation Commissioner (HQ), Shimla. SDO, Civil, Sundernagar in Mandi district Ram Kumar Gautam will be working as SDO, Civil Ghumarwin in Bilaspur district. SDO, Civil Ghumarwin Sumit Khimta has been posted as Additional Director, Elementary Education while SDO, Civil, Chamba will be working as Assistant Commissioner to Divisional Commissioner, Kangra.
Sub Divisional Officer (SDO) Civil, Rampur in Shimla has been transferred as Assistant Commissioner (protocol) at Parwanoo in Solan District while Vivek Chandel, SDO, Civil, Solan will now be working as SDO, Civil Sunderagar in Mandi district. Assistant Commissioner (protocol), Parwanoo, Solan, Arun Kumar Bhardwaj has been shifted as Regional Transport Officer (RTO), Solan. RTO, Solan Subhash Chand Saklani will now be working as SDO, Civil Solan while AC (Development) cum BDO Kaza, Lahaul and Spiti, Rana Pritpal Singh has been transferred as SDO, Civil Rampur. Sharwan Kumar presently working as AC (Development) cum BDO, Amb in Una district has been posted as SDO, Civil, Ani in Kullu District while AC (Development) cum BDO, Jhandutta in Bilaspuir will now be working as SDO, Civil, Nichar in Kinnaur district. Rohit Rathore, AC (Development) cum BDO, Kunihar in Solan district has been now posted as SDO, Civil, Chamba.