21 IAS officers shifted
CHANDIGARH: The Punjab government has reshuffled at least 21 IAS and 14 PCS officers with immediate effect.
Karan Bir Singh Sidhu is new special chief secretary, social security and development of women and children, having been shifted from his previous posting as special chief secretary, revenue and rehabilitation. Vini Mahajan, additional chief secretary, housing and urban development has been given additional charge of revenue and rehabilitation.
Anirudh Tiwari has been relieved as additional principal secretary, investment promotion, but continues to hold his other charges.
A Venuprasad has been given the charge of principal secretary, irrigation, in addition to his present duties.
Rakesh Kumar Verma, has been given the additional post of the CEO of Punjab Bureau of Investment.
After being relieved from the charge of addition secretary, expenditure, Vikas Pratap, who is secretary, medical education and research, has been made PUNCOM managing director.
DK Tiwari is now secretary, expenditure, and is also the MD of Punjab Infrastructure Development Board and chairman of the Punjab Pollution Control Board.
Dipinder Singh will now be secretary, revenue and rehabilitation, in addition to his current duties as commission, gurdwara elections.
Rajat Aggarwal will hold charge of MD, Punjab Small Industries Export Corporation, and additional CEO Punjab Bureau of Investment Promotion.
Abhinav has been given the charge of MD, Punjab State Warehousing Corporation; director, treasury and special secretary, expenditure.
Praveen Kumar Thind will hold independent charge of special secretary-cum-director, technical education and industrial training.
Probationary IAS officers including Abhijeet Kaplish, Aditya Uppal, Paramvir Singh, Sandeep Kumar and Palavi have been given charges as subdivisional magistrates in several cities of the state.