Kolkata: In a major reshuffle, altogether 45 senior officials were today transferred to various positions in West Bengal.
Of them 41 were in the IPS cadre, one in the IAS cadre and the rest three in the WBPS cadre, government orders released here said.
Mehmood Akhtar, SRP Howrah, has been transferred as SP, Counter-Insurgency Force, in the state police, while Niladri Chakraborty, Commandant of the State Armed Police, 3rd Battalion, has been asked to take over as SRP Howrah.
The SP Malda, Prasun Bandyopadhyay has been transferred as SP South Dinajpur replacing Arnab Ghosh, who will take over as SP Malda.
The Deputy Commissioner of Police, Special Branch, Bidhannagar Police, Sukhendu Hira has been transferred as SP in Bankura district replacing Sudheer Kumar Neelakantam, who has been asked to take over as SP in Birbhum District.
The SP in Birbhum district Mukesh has been transferred as SP in Murshidabad district replacing C Sudhakar, who will take over as DC, SB, Bidhannagar Police Commissionerate.
In IAS cadre, Provat Mishra, who was under a training in the USA, has been asked to take over as Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Water Resources Investigation.
Three officials in WBPS cadre were also transferred in the state, the order said.