6 IAS officers transferred, posted

Nitishwar gets additional charge of PDD, Kansal shifted to Higher Education
6 IAS officers transferred, posted
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Jammu: In a significant administrative reshuffle, the government on Wednesday transferred Principal Secretary to the Government Power Development Department (PDD) Rohit Kansal to Higher Education Department and assigned his charge to Nitishwar Kumar, the Principal Secretary to the Lieutenant Governor.

As per GAD order, Nitishwar Kumar, IAS (UP:1996) will hold the charge of Administrative Secretary, Power Development Department and Managing Director, J&K Power Corporation Limited in addition to his own duties.

In the reshuffle impacting 6 IAS officers, Kansal, IAS (AGMUT:1995) has been posted as Principal Secretary to the Government, Higher Education Department. He will continue to hold charge of Administrative Secretary, Information Department and Principal Secretary (Coordination) to coordinate with the Government of India for review and monitoring of issues or projects in addition to his own duties.

Bipul Pathak, IAS (AGMUT:1992) Principal Secretary to the Government, Department of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj has been transferred and posted as Principal Resident Commissioner, JK House, New Delhi relieving Dheeraj Gupta, IAS of the additional charge.

Mandeep Kaur, IAS (AGMUT:2004), Commissioner/Secretary to the Government, Planning Development and Monitoring Department has been transferred and posted as Commissioner/Secretary to the Government, Department of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj.

Prerna Puri, IAS (AGMUT:2006), awaiting orders of adjustment in the General Administration Department has been posted as Secretary to the Government, Information Technology Department relieving Amit Sharma, JKAS of the additional charge.

Sushma Chauhan, IAS (AGMUT:2009), Administrative Secretary, Higher Education Department has been transferred and posted as Administrative Secretary, Planning, Development and Monitoring Department.