Mehbooba Mufti Orders 20 IAS, 7 KAS Officers Reshuffle in J-K

Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti ordered the reshuffle in the first state Cabinet meeting chaired by her.

Published: 12th April 2016 06:17 AM  |   Last Updated: 12th April 2016 10:48 AM   |  A+A-

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JAMMU: In a major administrative reshuffle in Jammu and Kashmir, state government today ordered transfer and posting of 20 IAS and seven KAS officers.

Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti ordered the reshuffle in the first state Cabinet meeting chaired by her.

Among the IAS officers, Sundeep Kumar Nayak, Principal Secretary, Tourism Department has been transferred and posted as Principal Secretary to Agriculture Production Department relieving Rakesh Kumar Gupta of the additional charge, a spokesperson said.

Bipul Pathak, Commissioner/Secretary, Housing and Urban Development Department has been transferred and posted as Chairman, J&K Special Tribunal, relieving Dr Arun Kumar of the additional charge.

Ashok Parmar, Commissioner/Secretary, Tribal Affairs Department has been transferred and posted as Commissioner/Secretary, IT, Technical Education and YSS Department, he said.

Navin Kumar Choudhary, Commissioner/Secretary, Finance Department has been transferred and posted as Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister.

He will also hold the additional charge of Administrative Secretary, Finance Department till further orders, he said.

Hirdesh Kumar, Commissioner/Secretary, Information Technology, Technical Education and Youth Services and Sports Department has been transferred and posted as Commissioner/ Secretary, Housing and Urban Development Department.

Sarita Chauhan, Commissioner / Secretary, Higher Education Department, has been transferred and posted as Commissioner/Secretary, Social Welfare Department.

Vineeta Gupta, Officer on Special Duty, General Administration Department has been be transferred and posted as Commissioner, Commercial Taxes, J&K.

Sanjeev Verma, IAS, Secretary, Social Welfare Department has been transferred and posted as Secretary, PHE/ Irrigation and Flood Control Department relieving Rohit Kansal of the additional charge.

Saurab Bhagat, Secretary, Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution Department has been transferred and posted as Secretary, Tribal Affairs Department.

Hemant Sharma, Secretary, Culture Department has been transferred and posted as Secretary of Higher Education Department.

Hilal Ahmad Parray, Commissioner, Commercial Taxes, J&K has been transferred and posted as Managing Director, J&K Housing Board.

Dilshad Khan, Commissioner of Enquiries, J&K has been transferred and posted as Secretary, Culture Department.

Shafiq Ahmad Raina, Managing Director, J&K Housing Board has been transferred and posted as Secretary, Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution Department, the spokesperson said.

Sajjad Ahmad Khan, Special Secretary, Industries and Commerce Department has been transferred and posted as Commissioner of Enquiries, J&K.

Tasneem Majid, Special Secretary, Power Development Department has been transferred and posted as Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities against available vacancy.

Farooq Ahmad Shah, Managing Director, JKTDC will hold the additional charge of the post of Administrative Secretary, Tourism Department.

Sushma Chauhan, Deputy Commissioner, Reasi has been transferred and posted as Additional Secretary in the Chief Minister s Secretariat.

Syed Abid Rashid, Deputy Commissioner, Kulgam has been transferred and posted as Deputy Commissioner, Anantnag.

Ravinder Kumar, Additional Deputy Commissioner, Kathua has been transferred and posted as Deputy Commissioner, Reasi.

Mohammad Aijaz, Additional Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar has been transferred and posted as Deputy Commissioner, Ramban.

Among the KAS officers, M H Malik, Secretary to Chief Minister has been transferred and posted as Secretary, Horticulture Department, he said.

Dr Abdul Rashid, Director, Industries and Commerce, Jammu has been transferred and posted as Director, Stationery and Printing, J&K relieving Rohit Khajuria of the additional charge.

Bashir Ahmad Dar, Deputy Commissioner, Ramban has been transferred and posted as Special Secretary in the Chief Minister s Secretariat.

Rajinder Singh Tara, Special Secretary, Health and Medical Education Department has been transferred and posted as Director, Industries and Commerce, Jammu.

Tariq Hussain Ganai, Director, Hospitality and Protocol, J&K has been transferred and posted as Deputy Commissioner, Ganderbal.

Munir-ul-Islam, Deputy Commissioner, Anantnag has been transferred and posted as Director, Information, J&K.

He will report to GAD and take over the charge on May 1, after the superannuation of Zaffar Ahmad Bhat.

Showkat Aijaz Bhat, Deputy Commissioner, Ganderbal has been transferred and posted as Deputy Commissioner, Kulgam, the spokesperson added.

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