Chhattisgarh Govt Assigns New Posts to 17 IAS Officers

Government of Chhattisgarh

The Government of Chhattisgarh moved a major administrative rejig in the state on 25 April 2022. Amidst the reshuffling, the State government issued orders to transfer and post 17 IAS officers. With this, two districts get new Collectors.

  1. Subrat Sahu (IAS 1992-Batch) has been transferred and posted as Additional Chief Secretary (ACS) to the Chief Minister. Sahu will also be taking up additional charges of ACS, Electronics & Information Technology (IT), Commerce & Industries (Rail Line Projects), Housing and Environment; Chairman, Chhattisgarh Environment Protection Board; ACS, Public Health Engineering Department (PHED); and ACS, Forest Department.
  2. Manoj Kumar Pingua (IAS 1994-Batch) has been transferred and assigned the post of Principal Secretary, Commerce & Industries, Public Enterprises. He will also take up the additional charges of Officer on Special Duty (OSD)-cum-Investment Commissioner, Chhattisgarh State Industrial Development Corporation (CSIDC), Delhi; Principal Secretary, Principal Resident Commissioner, Chhattisgarh Bhawan, New Delhi; and Principal Secretary, Home & Jail.
  3. S Bhartidasan (IAS 2006-Batch) has been given the post of Secretary to the CM and the additional charge of Secretary, School Education Department.
  4. Janak Prasad Pathak (IAS 2007-Batch) will take over the charge of Special Secretary, Revenue & Disaster Management Department with the additional charges of IG, Registration & Stamp; Director, Land Records; and Director, Printing and Stationary.
  5. Dr Priyanka Shukla (IAS 2009-Batch) will assume the post of Special Secretary, Health and Family Welfare Department with the additional charges of Mission Director, National Health Mission and Director, Urban Administration and Development.
  6. Dr Tamboli Ayyaj Fakir Bhai (IAS 2009-Batch) has been transferred and appointed as CEO, Nava Raipur Atal Nagar Vikas Pradhikaran. He will also take up the additional charges of Nodal Officer, Narva Garuva Ghurva Badi Yojana and Chhattisgarh Godhan Nyaya Yojana.
  7. Avnish Kumar Sharan (IAS 2009-Batch) has been assigned the post of Director, Technical Education, Employment and Training. He will also take up the additional charges of CEO, State Skill Development Agency and Mission Director, State Rural Livelihoods Mission, Raipur.
  8. Dharmesh Kumar Sahu (IAS 2010-Batch) gets the post of Commissioner, Chhattisgarh Housing Board.
  9. Iffat Ara (IAS 2012-Batch) has been transferred and appointed as Collector, Surajpur.
  10. Gaurav Kumar Singh (IAS 2013-Batch) has been made Collector, Mungeli.
  11. Ajit Basant (IAS 2013-Batch) becomes Resident Commissioner, Chhattisgarh Bhawan, New Delhi.
  12. Jagdish Sonkar (IAS 2013-Batch) will be taking over the post of OSD, Khairagarh-Chhuikhada-Gandai district.
  13. P S Dhruv (IAS 2013-Batch) has been assigned the post of OSD, Manendragarh-Chirmiri-Bharatpur district.
  14. S Jaiwardhan (IAS 2014-Batch) has been made OSD, Mohla-Manpur-Chowki district.
  15. D Rahul Venkat (IAS 2015-Batch) will be taking over the post of OSD, Sarangarh-Bilaigarh district.
  16. Nuour Rashi Panna (IAS 2015-Batch) has been made OSD, Sakti.
  17. Sambit Mishra (IAS 2018-Batch) will be assuming the post of Commissioner, Municipal Corporation, Raigarh.

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