As the Gujarat Government gears up for its flagship investment summit — Vibrant Gujarat 2017, the State Government has effected a major administrative reshuffle by transferring 83 IAS officers. (Click here for Full List)
The General Administration Department (GAD) notification issued to this effect last week. The Collectors of Amreli, Ahmedabad, Banaskantha, Kutch, Mehsana, Surat, Rajkot, Junagadh, Arvalli, Valsad and Narmada districts stand transferred, among others, according to the GAD notification.
Ahmedabad Collector Raj Kumar Beniwal has been transferred to iNDEXT-B (Industrial Extension Bureau) in Gandhinagar as the Managing Director, relieving Industries Commissioner Mamta Verma of the additional charge there.
Mehsana Collector Lochan Sehra has been transferred as Vadodara Collector, while the incumbent Collector Avantika Singh Aulakh has been moved to Ahmedabad in the same capacity.
Rahul Gupta, currently the Joint Secretary-Home, has been appointed as the Collector of Junagadh, replacing Alok Kumar Pandey, who has been appointed as the Mehsana Collector.
Bharuch Collector Vikrant Pandey has been made the Collector of Rajkot district, replacing Manisha Chandra, who has been appointed as the Director of ICDS with the Women and Child Development Department, Gandhinagar.
Collector of Kutch district Mahendra Patel has been transferred as the Surat Collector, while Ardra Agrawal, currently the Collector of the Dangs district, has been transferred as the MD of Dakshin Gujarat Vij Company Ltd in Surat.
Additional Commissioner of Commercial Tax in Ahmedabad, Shalini Agrawal, has been transferred as the Arvalli Collector. Banaskantha Collector Dilip Rana has been shifted to Amreli while Chhotaudepur Collector Jenu Devan has been moved to Banaskantha as Collector.
Kheda district Collector K K Nirala has been transferred to Patan. He replaces Rajesh Manjhu, who has been appointed as the Deputy Municipal Commissioner in Surat.