SRINAGAR The State government on Thursday ordered transfer of five IAS and KAS officers in the interest of administration.
According to a government order, Prasanna Ramaswamy G, (IAS), Additional Secretary to the Government, Department of Disaster Management, Relief, Rehabilitation and Reconstruction, holding additional charge of Special Officer in the Cell for Monitoring Flagship Programmes and Mega Projects, has been transferred and posted as Vice-Chairman, Lakes and Waterways Development Authority, relieving Syed Abid Rashid Shah (IAS), Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar of the additional charge of the post.
He shall also hold the additional charge of the post of Additional Secretary to the Government, Department of Disaster Management, Relief, Rehabilitation and Reconstruction for State Emergency Operation Center (SEOC), Humhama, Srinagar.
Peerzada Hafiz-Ullah Shah (KAS), Commissioner, Srinagar Municipal Corporation, has been transferred and posted as Secretary in the Health and Medical Education Department.
Mir Tariq Ali (KAS), Joint Financial Commissioner, Agrarian Reforms, has been transferred and posted as Commissioner, Srinagar Municipal Corporation, vice Peerzada Hafiz-Ullah Shah.
Pawan Singh Rathore (KAS), Vice-Chairman, Jammu Development Authority, has been transferred and posted as Director, Agriculture, Jammu.
The officer shall join at his new place of posting on 1.3.2019, alter the retirement on superannuation of H.K. Razdan, Director, Agriculture, Jammu on 28.2.2019, till then he shall await in the General Administration Department.
Vikas Sharma (KAS), Joint Transport Commissioner, under orders of transfer as Director, Geology and Mining, J&K, has been transferred and posted as Vice-Chairman, Jammu Development Authority, vice Pawan Singh Rathore.
Meanwhile, the government also ordered that Dheeraj Gupta (IAS), Principal Secretary to the Government, Housing and Urban Development Department, holding the additional charge of Principal Resident Commissioner, J&K Government, New Delhi, shall also look after the work of Smart Cities and proposed new Jammu/Srinagar Metropolitan Regional Development Authorities, till further orders, relieving Shaleen Kabra (IAS), Principal Secretary to the Government Industries & Commerce Department of the additional charge.
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