In a major administrative shuffle, 22 IAS officers have been transferred or given additional responsibilities.
The move has come from Jharkhand’s Personnel and Administrative Reforms Department.
Welfare Secretary Himani Pandey has been given additional charge of Industry Secretary; Mines Commissioner Abu Bakr Siddique, holding additional charge as Jharkhand State Mineral Development Corporation (JSMDC) Managing Director, will be the new secretary of mines and geology department with chairmanship of the JSMDC.
Water Resources Additional Chief Secretary D K Tiwari will be the State’s new development commissioner. He will continue to hold his existing charge as Principal Resident Commissioner at Jharkhand Bhavan, Delhi. The development commissioner’s position has been vacated following Amit Khare’s central deputation.
Other developments included – Special Secretary Surendra Kumar, who holds an additional charge of Revenue Board Secretary and Controller of Examinations of Jharkhand State Combined Joint Entrance Examination Board, has been given additional charge of JSCJEEB controller of examinations. He will continue to hold his extra charge as Energy Special Secretary and Revenue Board Secretary.
Home Special Secretary Bhagwan Das, who held the extra charge as civil defence commissioner, has been given the extra charge of Special Secretary, Home.
Jharkhand State Housing Board MD Braj Mohan Kumar is now administrator of Subernarekha Multipurpose Project in Jamshedpur with the responsibilities of housing board Ranchi.