Patna: With the poor results in the Bihar Plus-Two examination, in which 64 per cent of the examinees failed, triggering student agitation, the state government today ordered transfer of the education department secretary.
According to a notification of General Administration Department, education department secretary Jitendra Shrivastava has been made new Commissioner of Magadh division.
The 1997 batch IAS officer R L Chongthu waiting for posting will take Shrivastava (2000 batch IAS) position in the education department, the notification said.
In the limited reshuffle carried today, Jitendra Kumar Singh (2006 batch IAS) and who is Joint Secretary in Sugar Cane Industries has been given additional charge of Commissioner Sugar cane Industries.
The Plus-Two examinees held violent protest today in Patna against the poor results.