Himachal shifts 30 IAS officers


hp secretariatShimla : The newly elected Congress led Virbhadra Singh government in Himachal Pradesh carried out a major reshuffle of thirty IAS officers among others  late Wednesday here .

Additional chief secretary Prem Kumar has been given the important posting of home and vigilance .

V C Pharka , principal secretary to the chief minister has been given tourism which until now was with the chief secretary . He  will also hold YSS , tribal development and IPR. Horticulture is already with him.

Revenue has been snatched from Deepak Sanan and he has been given animal husbandry . P Mitra gets revenue , agriculture and fisheries .

All charges have been taken away from Ajay Mittal , now he will only after only transport . A R Sihag is now principal secretary UD , TCP and housing .While Bharti Sihag gets forests , environment and science and technology .

Jagdish Chander Sharma will be the new secretary PWD .

While Onkar Chand Sharma has been posted as secretary printing and stationery with aditional charge of IPH.

Industries has been snatched from J S Rana and he has been sent as MD GIC . Mohan Chauhan is the new Director Industries  department .

Subhashish Panda is the new Director tourism and civil aviation ousting Arun Sharma . Panda will also hold MD HPTDC . Rajinder Singh Negi is the new excise and taxation commissioner .

R N Batta goes as secretary state  public service commission .Lokender Chauhan HAS  goes as secretary state election commission . Maneesh Garg takes over as the new Director rural development and panchayati raj .

Amarjeet Singh is the new Commissioner municipal corporation . MP Sood goes as special secretary social justice and empowerment .

Dinesh Malhotra has been posted as D C Shimla . SC Negi goes as DC Kullu . Ajay Sharma is DC Bilaspur , C Paulrasu goes as Kangra DC . Priyatu Mandal is DC Sirmaur . Ashish Singmar will be the new DC of Hamirpur .

Ritesh Chauhan comes to Shimla as Director transport .

Rajinder Singh returns to Shimla as Director HIPA .

The posting orders of Arun Kumar Sharma and RS Gupta will be issued separately . Nagin Nanda IFS has been repatriated to his parent department in Himachal .