In a major administrative reshuffle in the state, the Uttar Pradesh government on Friday transferred as many as 70 Indian Administrative Service officers, including 32 district magistrates and five divisional commissioners.
Divisional Commissioner of Bareilly K Rammohan Rao has been replaced by Divisional Commissioner, Gorakhpur K Ravindra Naik. Rao will now take over as the secretary at state information commission, an official spokesman said in Lucknow.
Similarly, Director (Training and Employment) Anil Kumar II has been posted as the new DC of Gorakhpur while Saharanpur DC Suresh Chandra has been posted in his place.
Principal secretary (Forest) Chanchal Tiwari has been posted as DC Varanasi and he will be replaced by secretary (environment) Rajesh Kumar Singh, who has been given the additional charge of forest department.
Secretary technical education Sanjay Prasad has been posted as DC Saharanpur and DC Agra Amrit Abhijat has been transferred to his place.
DC, Devipatan R Ramesh Kumar will take over charge as the secretary (language department). Kumar will be replaced by principal secretary (excise) K S Atoria who has been posted in his place.
Principal secretary (small industries) Mukul Singhal has been transferred as DC Kanpur. Principal secretary (public enterprises) Hariraj Kishore has been shifted to his place.
Principal secretary (animal husbandry) Harsharan Das has been posted as labour commissioner whereas secretary (irrigation) Rajan Shukla has been transferred to stamp and registration department in the same capacity.
Furthermore, Mirzapur DM Sanyukta Sammadar has been shifted as special secretary (medical and health). She has been replaced by DM, Sultanpur Raju N S. DM, Mau Rakesh, who has been transferred to Sultanpur in the same capacity, has been replaced by DM, Ambedkar Nagar Kunwar Vikram Singh. Chief Development Officer, Chandauli K Vijendra Pandiyan will be the new DM of Amedkar Nagar.
DM Sant Kabir Nagar Dinkar Prakash Dubey has been shifted as special secretary in the agriculture production commissioner branch. He will be replaced by CDO, Moradabad Rajesh Kumar.
DM, Farukkhabad Sachidanand Dubey has been shifted as special secretary general administration department. DM, Mahoba Madhukarswamy V will be the new DM of Farukkhabad.
DM, Fatehpur Gauri Shanker Priyadarshi has been put on waiting list and will be replaced by DM, Shravasti Kanchan Verma.
Deoria DM Yashod Rishikesh Bhaskar has been transferred as DM Shravasti. CDO Meerut Kumar Ravikant Singh has been posted as DM Deoria.
DM, Varanasi has been shifted as special secretary commercial tax and entertainment tax deportment and DM, Moradabad Samir Verma has been sent in his place. DM Bareilly Subhash Chandra Sharma has been transferred as special secretary labour department.
DM, Aligarh Manish Chauhan has been posted as DM, Bareilly. He will be replaced by DM, Jhansi Anil Garg. DM, Muzaffarnagar Gaurav Dayal has been transferred to Jhansi in the same capacity while DM Firozabad Surendra Singh has been transferred to Muzaffarnagar.
Similarly, DM of Sant Ravidas Nagar S V S Rangrao has been posted as the new DM of Firozabad. CDO Jhansi Amrit Tripathi has been posted as DM Sant Ravidas Nagar.
DM, Mathura Ravikumar N G has swapped places with DM, Gorakhpur Sanjay Kumar while DM Gonda Roshan Jacob has been transferred to Rae Bareli.
DM, Jyotiba Phule Nagar Abhay has been posted as DM, Gonda. DM, Bheemnagar Pragyan Ram Mishra has been shifted as member (judicial) Revenue Board. DM, Pilibhit Ritu Maheshwari has been transferred in place of Mishra.
DM, Jalaun Rajshekhar has been posted as DM Pilibhit. He will be replaced by DM, Chandauli Manisha Trighatia.
CDO of Gautam Buddha Nagar Pawan Kumar II has been posted as DM Chandauli. DM, Ghazipur Lokesh M has been transferred to Etah.
DM, CSM Nagar Prabhu Narain Singh has been posted as DM Ghazipur while DM Hamirpur Guralla Shriniwasulu has been shifted as special secretary housing and urban planning. DM, Ballia Madhukar Dwiwedi has been transferred as special secretary higher education. He will be replaced by Bahraich DM Pinki Jowel. CDO Barabanki Kinjal Singh has been posted as DM Bahraich.
Joint magistrate Ghaziabad Vidya Bhushan has been posted as DM CSM Nagar.
CDO, Deoria Saroj Kumar has been posted as DM, Kaushambi whereas CDO Mathura S Madhushalini has been transferred as DM Basti.
Additional commissioner of Meerut Kajal has been posted as DM Mahoba while CDO Allahabad B Chandrakala has been shifted as DM Hamirpur. Additional commissioner rural development Hariom has been posted as DM Moradabad.