71 IAS, KAS officers reshuffled in Guv’s first rejig

Srinagar: Nearly three weeks after taking over the reins of state administration, Governor N N Vohra Tuesday ordered transfer and posting of 71 IAS and KAS officers in J&K.
The major rejig in administration comes a day after Vohra expressed optimism that civil government would be in place soon.

  • Sundeep Kumar Nayak (IAS), under orders of repatriation from Central deputation, has been posted as Principal Secretary to the Government Power Development Department, vice Arun Kumar Mehta.
  • Shaleen Kabra (IAS), Member, J&K Special Tribunal, has been transferred and posted as Commissioner Secretary School Education Department, vice Nirmal Sharma.
  • Sarita Chauhan (IAS), awaiting orders of adjustment in the GAD, has been transferred and posted as Secretary to Higher Education Department, relieving Mohammad Ashraf Bukhari (IAS) of the additional change of the post.
  • Sanjeev Verma (IAS) Secretary to the Government, Bureau of Public Enterprises, Floriculture and Horticulture Department, has been transferred and posted as Secretary Social Welfare Department, relieving Gazzanfar Hussain (IAS) of the additional charge of the post.
  • Raj Kumar Bhagat (IAS), awaiting orders of adjustment in the GAD, has been transferred and posted as Member, J&K Special Tribunal, vice Kabra.
  • Nirmal Shanma (IAS), Secretary School Education Department, has been transferred and posted as Excise Commissioner, J&K, vice Zaffar Ahmad Bhat.
  • Zaffer Ahmad Bhat (IAS), Excise Commissioner, has been transferred and posted as Commissioner, Commercial Taxes, vice Kifayat Hussain Rizvi (IAS) who has been is now Managing Director, ]&K SIDCO, vice J.S. Dua, who has been asked to report to his parent organization—J&K SlCOP.
  • Shafiq Ahmad Raina, (IAS), Director, Rural Development, Jammu, has been transferred and posted as Managing Director, J&K Housing Board, relieving Ram Pal Gupta, Secretary, Housing Board of the additional charge of the post.
  • Sajad Ahmad Khan, (IAS), Deputy Commissioner, Pulwama, has been transferred and posted as Special Secretary to Industries and Commerce Department.
  • Sheetal Nanda, (IAS), Managing Director, J&K Medical Supplies Corporation, has been transferred and posted as Deputy Commissioner, Samba, vice Mubarak Singh.
  • Saugat Biswas, IAS, Director, Employment (J&K), has been transferred and posted as Deputy Commissioner, Leh, vice Simrandeep Singh.
  • Simrandeep Singh, IAS, Deputy Commissioner, Leh, has been transferred and posted as Director, School Education, Jammu, vice Choudhary Rashid Azam Inqalabi.
  • Jatindera Kumar Singh, IAS, Deputy Commissioner Rajouri, has been transferred and posted as Additional Chief Executive Officer, Shri Amarnath Shrine Board, vice P.P. Singh (IFS) who has been asked to report to his parent department for further posting after being relieved by the Governor’s Secretariat.
  • Sushma Chauhan, IAS, Vice-Chairman, Jammu Development Authority, has been transferred and posted as Deputy Commissioner, Reasi, vice Shabir Ahmad Bhat.
  • Prasanna Ramaswamy, IAS, Additional Deputy Commissioner, Kathua, has been transferred and posted as Deputy Commissioner, Kargil, vice Mohammad Sadiq Sheikh.
  • Niraj Kumar, IAS, Additional Deputy Commissioner, Jammu, has been transferred and posted as Deputy Commissioner, Pulwama, vice Sajad Ahmad Khan.
  • Kumar Rajeev Ranjan, IAS, Additional Secretary to the Government, Forest Department, has been transferred and posted as Deputy Commissioner, Kupwara, vice Itrat Hussain Rafiqui.
  • Farooq Ahmad Shah, IAS, Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar, has been transferred and posted as Managing Director, J&K Tourism Development Corporation, relieving Shamim Ahmad Wani of the additional charge of the post. He has been asked to concurrently function as Director, Tourism Kashmir.
  • Manzoor Ahmad Lone, IAS, Deputy Commissioner Budgam, has been transferred and posted as Director, Employment, J&K, vice Saugat Biswas.
  • Farooq Ahmad Lone, IAS, Deputy Commissioner, Baramulla, has been transferred and posted as Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar, vice Farooq Ahmad Shah.
  • Deepti Uppal, IAS, Sub-Divisional Magistrate, Nowshera, has been transferred and posted as Deputy Commissioner, Rajouri, vice Jatindera Kumar Singh.
  • Bhupinder Kumar, IAS, Sub-Divisional Magistrate, Bhaderwah, has been transferred and posted as Deputy Commissioner, Doda, vice Shyam Vinod Meena, who shall await further orders in the General Administration Department.
  • Mubarak Singh, KAS, Deputy Commissioner, Samba, has been transferred and posted as Vice-Chairman, Jammu Development Authority, vice Sushma Chauhan.
  • Shabir Ahmad Bhat, KAS, Deputy Commissioner, Reasi, has been transferred and posted as Director, Area Planning and ex-officio Special Secretary to the Government, Planning and Development Department, vice Showkat Ahmad Beigh.
  • Mohammad Sadiq Sheikh, KAS, Deputy Commissioner, Kargil, has been transferred and posted as Special Secretary to the Government, Finance Department.
  • Showkat Ahmad Beigh, KAS, Director, Area Planning and ex-officio Special Secretary to Government, Planning and Development Department, has been transferred and posted as Director, School Education, Kashmir, Mir Tariq Ali.
  • Talat Parvez Rohella, KAS, Director, Tourism, Kashmir, has been transferred and posted as Deputy Commissioner, Baramulla, Farooq Ahmad Lone.
  • Mir Tariq Ali, KAS, Director, School Education, Kashmir, has been transferred and posted as Project Director, Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan, vice Shamim Ahmad Laherwal.
  • Gulzar Hussain, KAS, Chief Executive Officer, JAKEDA, has been transferred and posted as Project Director, DRDA, Kargil, against an available vacancy.
  • Itrat Hussain Rafiqui, KAS, Deputy Commissioner, Kupwara, has been transferred and posted as Special Secretary to the Government, Transport Department.
  • Mir Altaf Ahmad, KAS, Director, Rural Development, Kashmir, has been transferred and posted as Deputy Commissioner, Budgam, vice Manzoor Ahmad Lone.
  • Bilal Ahmad Bhat, KAS, Director, Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution, Kashmir, has been transferred and posted as Director, Command Area Development, Kashmir, vice Abdul Rashid War.
  • Bashir Ahmad Khan, KAS, Director, Libraries, J&K, has been transferred and posted as Director, Rural Development, Kashmir, vice Mir Altaf Ahmad.
  • Ghulam Nabi Balwan, KAS, Additional District Development Commissioner, Jammu, has been transferred and posted as Director, Rural Development, Jammu, Shafiq Ahmad Raina.
  • Abdul Rashid War, KAS, Director, Command Area Development, Kashmir, has been transferred and posted as Director, Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution, Kashmir, vice Bilal Ahmad Bhat.
  • Choudhary Rashid Azam Inqalabi, KAS, Director, School Education, Jammu, has been transferred and posted as Special Secretary to the Government, ARI and Trainings Department.
  • Shamim Ahmad Laherwal, Project Director, Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan, has been transferred and posted as Director General, Libraries, J&K, vice Bashir Ahmad Khan.
  • Shafaat Sultan, Additional Director, Science and Technology Council, has been transferred and posted as Chief Executive Officer, JAKEDA, vice Gulzar Hussain.
  • Arvind Kotwal, KAS, Regional Transport Officer, Jammu, has been transferred and posted as Deputy Commissioner, Commercial Taxes, Jammu, against the newly created post.
  • Nawab Din, KAS, Additional Deputy Commissioner, Ramban, has been transferred and posted as Programme Officer, ICDS Project, Reasi, against an available vacancy.
  • Pawan Kumar, KAS, Assistant Commissioner, Nazool, Jammu, has been transferred and posted as Joint Registrar, Cooperatives, Banking and Finance, against an available vacancy.
  • Tilak Raj Sharma, KAS, Assistant Commissioner Revenue, Reasi, has been transferred and posted as Deputy Commissioner, Commercial Taxes (Recoveries), Jammu, relieving Tej Krishan Bhat, KAS, Deputy Commissioner, Commercial Taxes (Vigilance and Inspection), Jammu, of the additional charge of the post.
  • Rajinder Kumar Sharma, KAS, Sub-Divisional Magistrate, R.S. Pura, has been transferred and posted as Additional Secretary to Government, Labour and Employment Department.
  • Ashwani Khajuria, KAS, Sub-Divisional Magistrate, Mahore, has been transferred and posted as Regional Transport Officer, Jammu, vice Arvind Kotwal.
  • Suraj Parkash Rukwal, KAS, Assistant Commissioner Revenue, Kathua, has been transferred and posted as Additional Secretary to the Government, Finance Department.
  • Babu Ram, KAS, Deputy Director, Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution, Jammu, has been transferred and posted as Additional Deputy Commissioner, Ramban, Nawab Din.
  • Abdul Aziz Sheikh, KAS, Sub-Divisional Magistrate, Uri, has been transferred and posted as Programme Officer, ICDS Project, Ganderbal, against an available vacancy.
  • Sukhdev Singh Samyal, KAS, Assistant Commissioner Revenue, Rajouri, has been transferred and posted as Additional Secretary to the Government, Forest Department.
  • Naresh Kumar, KAS, Secretary, Jammu Municipal Corporation, has been transferred and posted as Programme Officer, ICDS Project, Kishtwar, against an available vacancy.
  • Khurshid Ahmad Shah, KAS, Sub-Divisional Magistrate, Sopore, has been transferred and posted as Secretary, Services Selection Board, J&K, vice Farooq Ahmad Baba.
  • Zahoor Ahmad Mir, KAS, Sub-Divisional Magistrate, Karnah-Tangdhar, has been transferred and posted as Programme Officer, ICDS Project, Pulwama, against an available vacancy.
  • Nasir Ahmad Lone, KAS, Deputy Director, Information (PR), Srinagar, has been transferred and posted as Sub-Divisional Magistrate, Sopore, vice Khurshid Ahmad Shah.
  • Showkat Ahmad Rather, KAS, Custodian Trade Facilitation Centre, Salamabad, Uri, has been transferred and posted as Sub-Divisional Magistrate, Uri vice Abdul Aziz Sheikh. He shall hold the charge of the post of Custodian Trade Facilitation Centre, Salamabad, Uri, in addition to his own duties, till further orders.
  • Ranjeet Singh, KAS, Collector, Land Acquisition, Northern Railways, Udhampur/Reasi, has been transferred and posted as Assistant Commissioner, Nazool, Jammu, vice Pawan Kumar.
  • Deep Raj, KAS, Sub-Divisional Magistrate, Dudu-Basantgarh, has been transferred and posted as Sub-Divisional Magistrate, R.S. Pura, vice Rajinder Kumar Sharma.
  • Inam-ul-Haq Sidiqui, KAS, awaiting orders of adjustment in the General Administration Department, has been transferred and posted as Assistant Settlement Commissioner, J&K relieving Raj Mohammad, Administrative Officer in the office of Financial Commissioner, Revenue, of the additional charge of the post.
  • Farooq Ahmad Baba, KAS, Secretary, Services Selection Board, J&K, has been transferred and posted as Deputy Director, Information (PR), Srinagar, vice Nasir Ahmad Lone.
  • Parvez Sajad Ganai, KAS, Assistant Commissioner Revenue, Shopian, has been transferred and posted as Deputy Director, ICDS Project, Social Welfare, Kashmir, against an available vacancy.
  • Vaibhav Kohli, KAS, awaiting orders of adjustment in the General Administration Department, has been transferred and posted as Assistant Commissioner Revenue, Doda, vice Subash Chander Dogra.
  • Atul Gupta, KAS, awaiting orders of adjustment in the General Administration Department, has been transferred and posted as Assistant Commissioner Revenue, Kathua, vice Suraj Parkash Rukwal.
  • Kanchan Bala, KAS, Deputy Director, Youth Services and Sports, Jammu, has been transferred and posted as Collector, Land Acquisition, J&K Housing Board, Jammu, vice S. Paramjeet Singh.
  • Subash Chander Dogra, KAS, Assistant Commissioner Revenue, Doda, has been transferred and posted as Sub-Divisional Magistrate, Mahore, vice Ashwani Khajuria.
  • Kewal Krishan, KAS, Deputy Director, Tourism, Jammu, has been transferred and posted as Sub-Divisional Magistrate, Dudu-Basantgarh, vice Deep Raj.
  • Attam Dev Singh, KAS, awaiting orders of adjustment in the Directorate of Industries and Commerce, Jammu, has been transferred and posted as Deputy Director, Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution, Jammu, vice Babu Ram.
  • Ghulam Rasool Wani, KAS, Assistant Commissioner Revenue, Anantnag, has been transferred and posted as Collector, Land Acquisition, Lakes and Waterways Development Authority, Srinagar, vice Shabir-ul-Hassan.
  • S. Paramjeet Singh, KAS, Collector, Land Acquisition, J&K Housing Board, Jammu, has been transferred and posted as Assistant Commissioner Revenue, Rajouri, vice Sukhdev Singh Samyal.
  • Abdul Satar, Deputy Secretary to Government, ARI and Trainings Department, has been transferred and posted as Assistant Commissioner Revenue, Reasi, vice Tilak Raj Sharma.
  • Shabir-ul-Hassan, Collector, Land Acquisition, Lakes and Waterways Development Authority, Srinagar, has been transferred and posted as Sub-Divisional Magistrate, Karnah-Tangdhar, vice Zahoor Ahmad Mir.
  • Wasim Raja Dar, Deputy Director, Information (Audio-Visual) in the Directorate of Information, J&K, has been transferred and posted as Assistant Commissioner Revenue, Anantnag, vice Ghulam Rasool Wani.
  • Reyaz Ahmad Beigh, Project Officer, Self Employment, Budgam, has been transferred and posted as Assistant Commissioner Revenue, Shopian, vice Parvez Sajad Ganai. Assistant Commissioner Development, Budgam shall hold the charge of the post of Project Officer, Self Employment, Budgam, in addition to his own duties, till further orders.

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