UP govt transfers nine IAS officers

Lucknow: In an administrative reshuffle, the Uttar Pradesh government transferred nine IAS officers and gave additional charges to some along with their existing departments, officials said here on Tuesday.

As per the transfer list released last night, principal secretary (General Administration) Satyajeet Thakur and divisional commissioner of Jhansi Mohammad Mustafa will swap posts, while secretary (Science and Technology) Rajneesh Gupta has been sent to Public Works Department in same capacity.

Jeevesh Nandan has been posted as IT and Electronics secretary with additional charge of Mining and Minerals secretary.

Tourism secretary Manoj Singh has been given charge of secretary and director of Culture Department.

Food, Civil Supplies and Medical Education principal secretary B S Bhullar has been divested of the Medical Education Department and will look after Food and Civil Supplies Department only.

Special secretary Chob Singh Verma has been appointed as additional commissioner of National Capital Region (NCR), Ghaziabad.