In a major administrative reshuffle, the Uttar Pradesh government on Saturday transferred 25 IAS and eight IPS officers, including district magistrate of Lucknow, an official spokesman said here.The government has put Lucknow District Magistrate Anurag Yadav on the wait list while Rajshekhar, District Magistrate of Allahabad, has been posted in his place, he said.
The government also shifted District Magistrate of Etawah P Guruprasad to Allahabad while Principal Secretary, Transport BS Bhullar has been transferred to Medical Education department and Principal Secretary, Dairy Development Kumar Arvind Singh Dev has been posted in his place.
Anant Kumar Singh, who was on the wait list has been posted as Principal Secretary Dairy Development. Principal Secretary, Housing, Sadakant has been relieved from the charge of Information Department while Principal Secretary, Religious Endowment, Navneet Sehgal has been given additional charge of Information Department.
The government relieved Principal Secretary, Institutional Finance, RM Srivastava from the charge of Panchayati Raj Department, while it posted Chanchal Kumar Tiwari, Divisional Commissioner, Varanasi as Principal Secretary Panchayati Raj.
Allahabad Commissioner Kumar Kamlesh has been put on the wait list while Badal Chatterjee has been posted as Commissioner, Allahabad. Aditi Singh, who was on the wait list has been posted as Additional Managing Director UPSRTC.
Vidya Bhushan has been posted as District Magistrate Etawah, whereas District Magistrate of Sambhal Lal Bihari has been shifted to Jhansi. Karn Singh Chauhan has been posted in his place.
Agra Regional Food Controller Mukesh Chandra has been transferred as District Magistrate, Balrampur.The government has put District Magistrate, Mau, Murli Manohar Lal on the wait list. He has been replaced by Chandra Kant Pandey.
Meanwhile, transfer of Special Secretary, PWD, Chandra Kant Pandey as District Magistrate, Aligarh has been cancelled. Transfer of Kinjal Singh as District Magistrate, Mahoba, has also been cancelled and she has been put on the wait list.
Chief Development Officer, Bijnore, Digvijay Singh has been posted as Regional Food Controller, Bareilly, while Pramanshu has been posted as Additional Resident Commissioner, New Delhi.
Transfers of District Magistrate, Hathras, Suryapal Gangwar and Special Secretary, Infrastructure, Sumant Singh have also been cancelled.Meanwhile, the state Government shifted eight IPS officers on Saturday. ASP (Kanpur City) Sanjeev Tyagi, has been posted as SP (Kanpur East) in place of Rahul, who has been shifted as Commandant of 25th Battalion PAC at Rae Bareli. ASP Gorakhpur, Himanshu Kumar, has been shifted as Commandant of 30th Battalion PAC at Gonda, while ASP
Faizabad, Kuntal Kumar, has been posted as SP (regional intelligence) at Varanasi. ASP Meerut, Poonam, has been shifted as Commandant of 47th Battalion PAC at Ghaziabad, while ASP Moradabad, Harish Chandra, has been posted as SP Intelligence in Kanpur.
ASP Allahabad, Shagun Gautam, has been shifted as SP (Rural) in Mathura, while ASP Saharanpur, Kalanidhi Natithani, has been posted as Commandant of 38th Battalion PAC at Aligarh.
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