After appointing DK Jain as Chief Secretary, Maharashtra Government transfers 27 IAS officers

Devendra Fadnavis
Chief Minister of Maharastra

Senior IAS officer D  K Jain has been appointed as the Chief Secretary of Maharashtra.

He is taking charge from Sumit Mullick who has retired. A 1983-batch officer, Jainwas earlier Additional Chief Secretary of the Finance department.He is credited for streamlining the finances and reducing the debt of the State.

Jain has been made the Chief Secretary of state bypassing four senior bureaucrat who were in line for the post on the basis of seniority. They are Medha Gadgil, ACS (Relief and Rehabilitation), Sudhir Shrivastava, ACS (Home), Sunil Porwal, ACS (Industries), and UPS Madan, Additional chief secretary and Metropolitan commissioner.
Mullick can be made the Chief Information Commissioner.

The Maharashtra Government has also transferred 27 IAS officers after Jain.

U P S Madan, commissioner of Mumbai Metropolitan Regional Development Authority (MMRDA) has been appointed as the Additional Chief Secretary (finance).

R A Rajiv, Principal Secretary (expenditure), will take Madan’s charge.

Bhushan Gagrani, Managing Director of the City and Industrial Development Corporation (CIDCO), has been appointed as Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister’s Office. Lokesh Chandra, Commissioner (investment and protocol) of Maharashtra Sadan in Delhi, has replaced Gagrani.

Vijay Waghmare, managing director of Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation, has been appointed as Joint Managing Director of Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation.

Shantanu Goel, CEO of Gadchiroli Zilla Parishad has been posted as collector of Parbhani.

S D Lakhe, chief officer of Mumbai Housing Area Development Board (MHADA), has been posted as Joint Secretary in Finance department. Deependra Singh Kushwah has replaced Lakhe.

Virendra Singh, Director of Municipal Administration, has been posted as Municipal Commissioner of Nagpur Municipal Corporation.

Sunil Chavan has been given the charge of Collector of Ratnagiri. Sanjay Yadav, Joint Metropolitan Commissioner of MMRDA, has replaced C K Dange as additional tribal commissioner in Thane. Dange has been shifted as Municipal commissioner of Jalgaon Municipal Corporation.

Vijay Rathod has been posted as CEO of Gadchiroli Zilla Parishad and he has been replaced by Rahul Kardile as assistant collector of ITDP in Amravati. Kailash Pagare, additional collector (encroachments) of Mumbai Suburban district has been posted as CEO of Akola Zilla Parishad.

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