Bihar: Four DMs, 10 other IAS officers transferred



Patna: In a minor administrative reshuffle, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday shifted 14 IAS officials including District Magistrates of Arwal, Madhepura, Sheohar and Lakhisari, besides commissioner of Bhagalpur division.

According to a notification issued by the state general administration department, chairman of Bihar State Staff Selection Commission Alok Kumar Sinha would be principal secretary of the industry department and would also hold the additional charge of principal secretary of sugarcane industry.

PK Patnaik, waiting for posting, would be adviser of the Bihar State Planning Board, it said adding JRK Rao, additional member of the Bihar Revenue Board would be the chairman of Bihar State Staff Selection Commission.

According to the notification issued by general administration department RK Khandelwal, secretary of Bihar human rights commission was transferred as secretary (resources) of finance department.

Similarly Bandna Kini, chairman-cum-managing director of Bihar state women development corporation would take charge as secretary of Bihar human rights commission.

Sandeep Pondrik, secretary, social welfare department would also hold the charge of Bihar state women development corporation as its chairman-cum-managing director.

PTI