Chandigarh, May 28 UNI | 2 months ago

In a major administrative reshuffle, the Punjab Government has transferred 37 IAS and four PCS officers in the state with immediate effect.


Stating this here today, an official spokesperson said Mr Jagpal Singh has been transferred and posted as Principal Secretary, Home Affairs and Justice and his transfer order would be effective from May 31, 2014 upon superannuation of Mr S S Channy.

He said in the IAS cadre, Mr Karan Avtar Singh has been transferred and posted as Principal Secretary, Investment Promotion, Mr Deva Pampapathi Reddy as Financial Commissioner, Taxation and in addition Principal Secretary, Industries and Commerce, Ms Vini Mahajan as Principal Secretary, Finance and in addition Principal Secretary, Health and Family Welfare and Principal Secretary, Medical Education and Research, Mr Viswajeet Khanna as Financial Commissioner, Forest and Wild life and in addition Principal Secretary Civil Aviation and in addition Principal Secretary, Labour and Ms Ravneet Kaur as Principal Secretary, Parliamentary Affairs.

Similarly, Mr Roshan Sunkaria has been posted as Principal Secretary, Higher Education and Languages, Mr Anurag Agarwal as Managing Director, Punjab Infrastructure Development Board and in addition Chairman-cum-Managing Director, Punjab State Transmission Corporation Limited and in addition Secretary, Transport, Mr A Venu Prasad as Secretary, Housing and Urban Development, Ms Seema Jain as Secretary, Science Technology and Environment and in addition Secretary, Welfare of SC's and BC's, Ms Raji Pramod Srivastava as Secretary, Tourism and Cultural Affairs and Mr Jaspal Singh as Secretary, Finance and in addition Secretary Planning and in addition Secretary, Social Security and Development of Women and Children.

Mr Raminder Singh as Additional Chief Electoral Officer, Punjab and in addition Director-cum Secretary, Industries and Commerce and in addition Managing Director, Punjab State Industrial Development Corporation and in addition Director, Mining, Mr Vikas Pratap as Secretary, Personnel, Mr Kahan Singh Pannu as Managing Director, Punjab Agro Industries Corporation Limited and in addition Secretary, Sports and Youth Services, Mr Sirra Karuna Raju as Director, Rural Development and Panchayats and in addition Joint Development Commissioner, Integrated Rural Development and Commissioner NREGA, Mr Priyank Bharti as Director, Local Government, Mr Pirthi Chand as Special Secretary, Welfare of SCs and BCs and in addition State Transport Commissioner, Punjab and Mr Paramjit Singh as Director, Welfare of SC's and BC's.

Mr Kamal Kishore Yadav has been transferred and posted as Deputy Commissioner, Jalandhar, Mr Arshdeep Singh Thind as Deputy Commissioner, Sangrur and Mr Varun Roojam as Deputy Commissioner, Patiala, Ms Kavita Singh as Director, Governance Reforms and in addition Managing Director, Punjab INFOTECH, Mr Basant Garg's services has been placed at the disposal of the department of Local Government for posting as Commissioner, Municipal Corporation, Ludhiana, Mr C Sibin as Special Secretary, Home Affairs and Justice, Ms Tanu Kashyap as Deputy Commissioner, Roopnagar, Mr. Pradeep Kumar Agarwal as Deputy Commissioner, Bathinda, Mr Amit Dhaka as Deputy Commissioner, Hoshiarpur and Mr Amar Partap Singh Virk as Special Secretary, Civil Aviation and in addition Additional Director, Civil Aviation.

Mr Ashwani Kumar has been posted as Deputy Commissioner, Sri Muktsar Sahib, Mr Sukhvinder Singh as Deputy Commissioner, Pathankot, Mr Parminder Singh Gill as Deputy Commissioner, Moga, Mr Jaskiran Singh as Deputy Commissioner, Mansa, Mr Manjit Singh Brar as Deputy Commissioner, Fazilka, Mr Devinder Pal Singh Kharbanda as Deputy Commissioner, Ferozepur, Mr Bhupinder Singh as Director, State Transport, Punjab and services of Mr Varinder Kumar Sharma have been placed at the disposal of the Department of Housing and Urban Development for posting as Chief Administrator, Bathinda Development Authority, Bathinda.

In the PCS cadre, Mr Pardeep Kumar's services has been placed at the disposal of the Department of Local Government for posting as Commissioner, Municipal Corporation, Amritsar, while services of Mr Rajiv Prashar have been placed at the disposal of the Department of Transport for posting as Managing Director, PRTC, Patiala and Mr Sandeep Rishi's services has been placed at the disposal of the Department of Housing and Urban Development for posting as Chief Administrator, Amritsar Development Authority, Amritsar and in addition Chairman, Improvement Trust, Amritsar and Mr Dalwinderjit Singh have been posted as Additional Chief Administrator, Bathinda Development Authority, Bathinda and in addition Commissioner, Municipal Corporation, Bathinda.

The spokesperson said posting orders of IAS officers Mr S S Gurjar, Mr Manjit Singh Narang and Mr Vipul Ujwal will be issued later.

(Posted on 28-05-2014)