Major Bureaucratic Reshuffle: Rajasthan government transfers 77 IAS and 46 IPS officials

Vasundhara Raje

The Rajasthan government on Friday transferred 77 IAS officers, including 16 district collectors, and 46 IPS officers. This revamp was seen as a major reshuffle undertaken by the state government.

A new collector and superintendent of police were posted at seven districts of the state.

IAS officer A Mukhopadhaya, who will superannuate next month, has been transferred as chairman, Rajasthan Housing Board to chairman, Rajasthan Civil Services Appellate Tribunal.

Rajhans Upadhyay, additional chief secretary in the Department of Higher and Technical Education, has been shifted to the Higher and Sanskrit Education Department.

Newer projects and assignments have been allotted to the additional Chief Secretaries Vipin Chandra Sharma and Rajiv Swaroop. Likewise, Principal Secretaries Sanjay Dixit, Subodh Agrawal and Rajat Kumar Mishra have also been designated with new projects.

According to an order issued by the Department of Personnel, Additional District Generals of Police Sunil Kumar Mehrotra, DS Dinkar, Ravi Prakash Meherda; Inspector Generals of Police Sanjib Kumar Narzary and S Sengathir; Deputy Inspector Generals of Police BL Meena, Hari Prasad Sharma and Mahesh Kumar Goyal are among IPS officers who have been replaced.

Reportedly, 49 IPS officers have been replaced after the meeting decision was announced and implemented.

Superintendents of Police in 17 districts and Indian Police Services (IPS) officers posted in Jaipur and Jodhpur police commissioners have also been shifted to other locations. These superintendents were given an intimation to transfer, post the decision of major reshuffling.

District collectors in Bikaner, Bhilwara, Jalore, Sikar, Kota, Dungarpur, Jaisalmer, Jhunjhunu, Udaipur, Barmer, Bundi, Jodhpur, Nagaur, Alwar, Rajsamand and Pali have also been transferred.

Not only IAS, even Rajasthan Administrative Services (RAS) have been shifted to new postings. About 150 RAS have been posted at new areas.




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