The state government of Bihar took a major decision at the turn of the new year, when it decided to transfer 6 District Magistrates. As of now, no official comment has been made by the spokesperson of the Bihar government regarding the need for this reshuffle. Along with the transfer, 17 IAS officers were given additional charges too ahead of the new year.
Starting with Patna’s DM, IAS Ravi Kumar has been appointed as the Commissioner of the Patna division. Apart from this, the below-mentioned table talks about the new divisions of the newly transferred IAS officers:
|Officer’s name||Present Division||Transferred Division|
|Anand Sharma||Joint Secretary, Department of Cooperation||Saharsa|
|Rajiv Roshan||Additional Secretary, Rural Development||Darbhanga|
Additional Chief Secretary Chaitanya Prasad has got the independent charge of the monitoring department. Similarly, Kumar Ravi has got the additional charge as the commissioner of the Patna division. Also, CM’s principal secretary Chanchal Kumar has got the additional charge in the Principal Secretary, Mision Director Bihar’s administrative mission.
At least 17 Officers have been provided with additional responsibilities.
- DDC Banka Ravi Prakash has been made the Deputy Director of Primary education.
- Gaya Municipal Commissioner Sawan Kumar has been made Joint Secretary in the Rural Development department.
- DDC Jehanabad has been made the director of north Bihar power distribution company limited.
- Aurangabad DDC is the new joint secretary of the Department of mines and geology.
- DDC Nawada has been made the Joint Secretary in the Department of Cooperation.
- Gaya district collector Abhishek Singh is the new managing director of Bihar urban infrastructure corporation.
- Randeep Poundrik, principal secretary, department of planning and development is the new principal secretary, department of social welfare.
- Sanjay Aggarwal, Secretary, Department of Disaster Management is given the additional charge of the water resources department.
- Dayanidhan Pandey, Special Secretary, Department of Social Welfare, Secretary and Director has been given charge of social security.
- Supaul DM Mahendra Kumar is the new Additional Secretary in General Administration.
- Vaishali Deputy Development Commissioner Vijay prakash Meena has been made director, planning, and training under the Bihar state government.
- Gorakhnath, Special Secretary, Department of Finance has been made secretary, department of health.
- Animesh kumar Parashar, Additional Executive Director is the new municipal commissioner of Patna municipal corporation.
- Jail IG Mithilesh Mishra is the new additional secretary in the Finance department. he will also be in charge of executive officer of bihar state education finance corporation.
- Municipal commissioner Darbhanga Manesh Kumar Meena is the new Jail IG.
- Director, Fisheries Resources Dharmendra singh has been made Secretary of Finance department
- Sandeep aap Pudlakatty, Managing Director, North Bihar Power Distribution Company limited has been made secretary, department of labour resources.