Amidst a reshuffle of officers of elite services, 16 officers have been transferred including 6 IAS officers and have been appointed different roles. The Department of Personnel and Training issued a notification regarding the transfers following a nod from the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
P Amudha (1994-Batch IAS) who is at present serving as a professor at the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration has been transferred and posted to the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) as Joint Secretary.
Varsha Joshi (1995-Batch IAS) has been appointed in the Central administration as Joint Secretary in the Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying. Joshi is, at present, serving in the Government of Delhi.
Keshav Chandra (1995-Batch IAS) has been posted as the Director, Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO), in the Ministry of Corporate Affairs.
Sajjan Yadav (1995-Batch IAS) has been moved from the Department of Women and Child and made the Joint Secretary, Department of Expenditure in the Ministry of Finance.
Sudhir Kumar (1999-Batch IAS) has been transferred and appointed as Additional Secretary in the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC).
Nitishwar Kumar (1996-Batch IAS) has been made the member secretary, National Council for Teachers’ Education (NCTE). Kumar is currently serving in the Ministry of Water Resources.
Further, officers who have been transferred are from other elite services including revenue service, economic service and railway services.