In a bureaucratic shuffle, a dozen IAS officers were moved between departments on Friday, hours after a CBI raid on the residence of Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia as part of the policy of Delhi Excise.
According to a transfer order issued by the Delhi Government Service Department, those transferred include Special Secretary for Health and Family Welfare Udit Prakash Rai, a 2007 IAS officer from the AGMUT cadre.
Delhi Lieutenant Governor Vinai Kumar Saxena had recently recommended the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) to take action against Rai for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 50 lakh to bestow ‘undue favours’ to a senior engineer in two corruption cases.
Rai was transferred to the administrative reform department as special secretary, the order said.
Currently, Sisodia manages the Delhi government’s health portfolio.
Vijendra Singh Rawat, an IAS officer in 2007, replaced Rai. He will also hold the additional position of director (planning).
According to the order, Batch 1990 Officer Jitendra Narain was appointed Chairman and Managing Director of Delhi Finance Corporation (DFC) while Delhi South West District Magistrate Hemant Kumar was given the additional post of Executive Director of DFC.
Vivek Pandey has been appointed Secretary (IT) and given the additional post of Managing Director of Geospatial Delhi Limited and Director of Union Territory Civil Services. Until now, he held the position of Secretary for Administrative Reforms.
An officer in Batch 2004 Shurbir Singh has been relieved of the office of Secretary (Co-operation) and given the office of Secretary (Power) while he will continue to be the Chairman of Delhi’s Subordinate Service Selection Committee.
Officer Garima Gupta has been given the additional post of Special Secretary, Transport, while she will continue to be the Managing Director of Shahjahanabad Redevelopment Corporation and Secretary, Social Welfare and Development of Women and Children, the report said. order.
Ashish Madhaorao More, an officer in the Class of 2005, has been given the additional responsibility of Secretary (Services) as he continues his duties as Secretary of the General Administrative Department and Staff Officer to the Chief Secretary , the order said.
Director of Women and Child Development, Krishna Kumar, has been given additional responsibility for Cooperative Registration Societies effective September 1.
The order states that Batch 2010 Officer Kalyan Sahai Meena has been appointed Special Secretary for Urban Development. He was appointed Special Secretary, Administrative Reforms.
Sonal Swaroop, an officer in the 2012 batch, has been appointed special secretary to the lieutenant governor. She has been appointed as an additional commissioner to the Municipal Corporation of Delhi, according to the order.
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