UP Govt shuffles 21 IAS officers; Rama Raman stays as Noida CEO

Shri Akhilesh Yadav
Shri Akhilesh Yadav
Hon’ble Chief Minister, Uttar Pradesh

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In a major administrative reshuffle, the Uttar Pradesh Government has transferred 21 IAS officers.

However, interestingly, laying all speculations to rest over the ouster of Rama Raman, who is currently CEO – Noida, and Chairman – Noida, Greater Noida and Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (YEIDA), a State Government order declared that he will continue to function as the CEO, Noida.

Earlier this month, in response to a public interest litigation (PIL), the Allahabad high court had seized the powers of Raman.

Pravir Kumar, the Agriculture Production Commissioner, has been made Chairman – Noida, Greater Noida and YEIDA. He has also been made the YEIDA CEO.

Deepak Agarwal, the Additional CEO – Greater Noida, has been elevated to become the CEO – Greater Noida.

Dr Arunvir Singh, CEO – YEIDA, has been made the Additional CEO, NOIDA.

Pramod Chandra Gupta, Additional CEO – Greater Noida, has been shifted to Mainpuri as the District Magistrate.

Rajesh Prakash, Additional CEO – NOIDA, is now the Firozabad District Magistrate.

Pradeep Bhatnagar, Principal Secretary – Agriculture, has been appointed the Agriculture Production Commissioner.

Nidhi Kesarwani, the Firozabad DM, has been appointed the Ghaziabad District Magistrate.

Vimal Kumar Sharma, DM – Ghaziabad, has been moved as the Special Secretary – Trade Tax & Entertainment Tax.

Pankaj Yadav, DM – Meerut, is the new Special Secretary, Basic Education Department.

Suresh Chandra, Principal Secretary – Revenue, has been made the Principal Secretary, Irrigation & Water Resources.

Anita Bhatnagar Jain, Principal Secretary, Sports & Labour, has been appointed as the Principal Secretary – Revenue.

Sanjay Agarwal, Principal Secretary – Energy, has been the charge of NRI Department after withdrawing it from withdrawn from Principal Secretary – Forest, Sanjiv Saran.

R K Tiwari, Principal Secretary – IT & Electronics, has been given the additional charge of Labour & Employment Department.

Mahesh Kumar Gupta, Principal Secretary – Rural Engineering Services (RES), has been given the additional charge of Sports & Youth Welfare Department.

Bhuvanesh Kumar, Secretary – Vocational Educational & Skill Development Department, has been given the additional charge of Principal Staff Officer of Chief Secretary.

Ramveer Prasad, Commissioner & Director – Handicraft & Textile Industry, has been given the additional charge of Labour Commissioner.

Suryapal Gangwar, the Rae Bareli DM, has been made the Special Secretary – PWD.

Anuj Kumar Jha, DM – Kannauj, becomes the Rae Bareli DM.

Ashok Chandra, Special Secretary – Excise, has been appointed as DM – Kannauj.