Patna: In a major administrative
reshuffle, the Nitish Kumar government today transferred and
posted 33 IAS and 12 IPS officials ahead of the assembly polls
to be held this year.
As many as five divisional commissioners have been
transferred, while 25 district magistrates and 12
superintendents of police (SP) have been given new postings,
according to a notification issued by the Personnel and Home
Senior IAS officer KP Ramaiyya, the SC/ST Welfare
Secretary was shifted as the Magadh Division Commissioner,
while Sudhir Kumar, Commissioner of Purnia Division with
additional charge of Kosi Division swaps postings with the
Building and Construction Department Secretary Brajesh
Parmar Ravi Manubhai, the Bihar State AIDS Control
Society Director has been made the new ST/SC Welfare
S. Shiv Kumar, Saran Division Commissioner, swaps
posting with Ms. Anshul Arya as to the Bihar Industrial Area
Development Authority (BIADA), Patna.
Deepak Prasad, Panchayati Raj Secretary has been
shifted to Bhagalpur as the Divisional Commissioner in Pran
Mohan Thakur, who has been Disability Commissioner.
Atish Chandra, the NAREGA Commissioner, has been made
the Kosi Division Commissioner and posted at Saharsa.
Masud Hasan, Nawada District Magistrate, has been
shifted and posted as the Labour Commissioner at Patna, while
Ramesh Lal, Bettiah District Magistrate, has been made IG
(Prisons) at the state capital.
Arun Chandra Singh, Sheikhpura DM, has been made the
Special Secretary of Rural Works Department, Patna and Munger
DM Arvind Kumar Singh has been posted as the Special
Secretary, General Administration Department.
Vipin Kumar, the HRD (Planning) Special Secretary has
been made the Jamui DM, while F. Ahmed, the DM Kishanganj, has
been transferred and posted as the Special Secretary, Minority
Welfare Department at Patna.
N. Jha, the DM Sitamarhi, has been transferred as the
Director, Industries and the Katihar DM B. Verma has been made
the Project Director of Bihar State AIDS Control Society with
additional charge of the Additional Secretary (Health).
Pankaj Kumar, Madhubani DM, has been tranferred to
Samastipur in the same capacity, Sanjeev Hans, the Additional
Secretary (Health) becomes the new DM of Madhubani.
Ms. Safina A.N., Bhojpur DM, has been shifted to
Nawada in the same capacity, while Devraj Dev, the Additional
Secretary (Home) has been transferred and posted as West
P S Meena, the DM Jamui has been made the Director,
Midday Meal with additional charge of the Special Officer, CM
Balika Cycle Yojana.
Abhijit Sinha, the Additional Secretary (Home), has
been posted as the Munger DM, while, Ms. Pratima Satish Kumar
Verma, the Joint Secretary (General Administration) has become
Pankaj Kumar Pal, the Joint Secretary (Rural
Development) has been posted as Saran DM in place of Lokesh
Kumar Singh, who has been shifted to Siwan in the same
A C Aao, Samastipur DM, has been shifted to Patna
as the COMFED MD, while Kuldeep Narain, Gopalganj DM, has been
posted as the Chairman of Bihar State Bridge Construction
Dinesh Sehra, Banka DM, has been made the Joint
Siwan DM D. Balagurugan has been posted in the same
capacity at Gopalganj.
Adesh Titarmare, the SDO, Danapur, has been promoted
and made Banka DM, while Daya Nidhan Pandey, the Special
Executive Officer of Panchayati Raj has been made the DM
Ashwani D. Thakre, the Special Officer (Home) becomes
the new DM of Katihar, while Dharmendra Singh, the Special
Officer (Rural works department) has been posted as Sheikhpura
SKR Pudarkatti, the Special Officer (Health) has been
transferred and posted as the Kishanganj DM.
As many as 12 IPS officers have also been transferred
and given new posting, the DGP Neelmani said this evening.