Ashok Khemka, the 1991-batch IAS officer, is among the list of nine IAS officers, whose transfer orders have been issued by the Government of Haryana with immediate effect. Some of these officials have been given additional roles.
From his current post of Principal Secretary of the Sports and Youth Affairs Department, Khemka has been posted as Principal Secretary in the Science and Technology Department, Government of Haryana. He was posted in this department earlier as well.
Khemka was posted in the Sports and Youth Affairs Department headed by minister Anil Vij for around 15 months. So far, he has been transferred over 45 times in his career.
The other eight IAS officers include Amit Jha, additional chief secretary of Medical Education and Research; Siddhi Nath Roy, additional chief secretary of Medical Education and Research; Rajeev Arora, chief resident Commissioner of Haryana Bhawan, New Delhi; Apoorva Kumar Singh, principal secretary of Town and Country Planning and Urban Estates Department; Amit Kumar Agrawal, Excise and Taxation commissioner and Excise and Taxation Department secretary; Wazeer Singh Goyat, secretary of Finance Department; Chander Shekhar, secretary of Haryana Secretariat Establishment and Cooperation Departments and Vijay Kumar Siddappa Bhavikatti, director of Development and Panchayats and Rural Development.
Amit Jha has been posted as additional chief secretary of Sports and Youth Affairs Department and advisor to Haryana Saraswati Heritage Board. Earlier, along with serving the role of additional chief secretary of Medical Education and Research, he was also the additional chief secretary of Science and Technology Department.
Siddhi Nath Roy has been given the additional charge of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Department as Additional Chief Secretary.
Rajeev Arora also played the role of additional chief secretary of Health and Family Welfare Department. He has been given additional charge of Medical Education and Research Department.
Apoorva Kumar Singh has been given additional charge of Chief Executive Officer of Faridabad Metropolitan Development Authority.
Amit Kumar Agrawal, the nodal officer of International Gita Mahotsav, 2018, has been given additional charge of Managing Director, Haryana Medical Services Corporation Limited.
Wazeer Singh Goyat has been given the additional charge of Director General, Development and Panchayats and Rural Development and Development and Panchayats Department secretary.
Chander Shekhar has been posted as secretary of Haryana Human Rights Commission.
Vijay Kumar Siddappa Bhavikatti, who is also the additional secretary of Development and Panchayats Department, has been given the post of additional secretary of Finance Department.