The Chhattisgarh Government carried out a major administrative reshuffle effecting new postings of as many as 15 Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officials.
As per the order released from the General Administration Department (GAD), Raipur District Collector Thakur Ram Singh has been promoted as Commissioner, Durg division and Raipur Commissioner Ashok Agarwal, who was holding additional charge of Durg Commissioner will now be relieved with the joining of Singh.
Janjgir-Champa Collector Om Prakash Choudhary has been made Raipur District Collector. S Bharatidasan, Managing Director of Chhattisgarh State Marketing Federation (MARKFED) will be replacing Choudhary in Janjgir-Champa as Collector while Jashpur Collector Himshikhar Gupta has been entrusted with the new responsibility of Managing Director of MARKFED.
Deputy Secretary of Information and Biotechnology Department and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of CHiPS Saurabh Kumar has been shifted as Dantewada District Collector while Kumar will be replaced in Raipur by Collector Balrampur-Ramanujganj Alex Paul Menon as CHiPS CEO.
Avinash Champavat, who is presently holding several responsiblites including Director of Horticulture Department, in-charge Joint Secretary of Agriculture Department, Commissioner of Health Services and Managing Director of Chhattisgarh Medical Services Corporation, has been given additional responsibility of Director of National Rural Health Mission, Raipur.
Similarly, Mungeli Collector Dr Sanjay Kumar Alang has been shifted as Director of Woman and Child Development Department. Moreover, Dr Alang has been entrusted with additional responsibility of Director of Social Welfare as well as Managing Director of Chhattisgarh Disabled Persons Finance and Development Corporation. Dr Alang will be replaced by Kiran Kaushal as Collector of Mungeli.
Chief Executive Officer of Chhattisgarh State Skill Development Authority and State Project Livelihood College Society Priyanka Shukla has been transferred as Collector Jashpur and Dantewada Collector K C Devsenapati will replace her.
Bijapur Collector Yashwant Kumar has been shifted as Joint Secretary, Mantralaya while Dr Tamboli Ayyaj Fakirbhai, Director of National Rural Health Mission and Additional Secretary of Health Services has been posted as Collector of Bijapur district.
Chief Executive Officer of District Panchayat Raipur Avnish Kumar Sharan has been shifted as Collector of Balrampur-Ramanujganj and Sharan will be replaced by Nileshkumar Mahadev Kshirsagar, Additional Collector of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA), Raipur.