12 IAS officers shifted in Punjab

Chandigarh: In a major bureaucratic reshuffle, the Punjab Government today transferred 12 IAS officers including deputy commissioners of four districts.

C Roul, Principal Secretary, School Education has been transferred as Principal Secretary, Department of Defence Services Welfare relieving Geetika Kalha of additional charge, an official spokesman said here.

Ashok Kumar Gupta, Secretary Agriculture, has been transferred as Secretary Coordination in place of VK Sharma, who goes as Secretary Agriculture.

Hussan Lal, Secretary Tourism, becomes Secretary School Education.

Kahan Singh Pannu, Deputy Commissioner Amritsar, has been transferred as Joint Development Commissioner besides Chairman Punjab Pollution Control Board, Patiala.

Balwinder Singh, Deputy Commissioner Faridkot, has been transferred as Special Secretary Social Security, Development of Women and Children.

Dharam Dutt Ternach, Special Secretary Defence Services has been transferred as Deputy Commissioner Hoshiarpur.

Pirthi Chand, Deputy Commissioner Gurdaspur, has been transferred as Director Colonisation, Punjab.

Mohinder Singh, ADC SAS Nagar has been transferred and posted as Deputy Commissioner Gurdaspur.

Rajat Agarwal, Chairman Punjab Pollution Control Board Patiala has been transferred as Deputy Commissioner Amritsar.

Shruti Singh, Deputy Commissioner Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar will also hold charge of Deputy Commissioner Jalandhar during training period of Priyank Bharti.

Ravi Bhagat, Chief Administrator, Bathinda Development Authority has been appointed Deputy Commissioner Faridkot.