In a serious bureaucratic reshuffle, the Gujarat authorities on Saturday transferred 77 Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers together with a principal secretary and several other district collectors.
A notification issued by the General Administration Department stated that principal secretary of the Education Department (Higher and Technical Education) Anju Sharma was appointed as principal secretary, Labour and Employment.
Vice chairman and MD of the Gujarat State Road Transportation Corporation (GSRTC) SJ Haider changed Sharma, it added.
Secretary of Labour and Employment Department Harshad Patel changed Haider as the brand new managing director of the GSRTC.
Jamnagar Collector Ravi Shankar was transferred and appointed as chief administrator of the Statue of Unity at Narmada, relieving D A Shah who had a further cost of the publish.
Shankar may even maintain a further cost as joint MD, Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Limited (SSNNL), the GAD notification said.
Rajkot, Surat and Vadodara have been among the many districts which obtained new Collectors, whereas new municipal commissioners have been appointed for Rajkot, Gandhinagar, Jamnagar and Junagadh.
Ahmedabad District Development Officer (DDO) Arun Mahesh Babu was appointed as Rajkot Collector, relieving Ramya Mohan who was posted as mission director, National Health Mission.
Mahisagar Collector R B Barad was appointed as Vadodara Collector instead of Kiran Jhaveri who had a further cost of the publish.
Amreli Collector Aayush Sanjeev Oak was appointed as Surat Collector, changing Dhaval Patel.
Mr Patel is now the brand new municipal commissioner in Gandhinagar; he may even maintain a further cost as CEO of the Gandhinagar Urban Development Authority (GUDA).
Panchmahal Collector Amit Arora was appointed as Rajkot municipal commissioner, whereas Dahod Collector Vijaykumar Kharadi would be the new civic chief of Jamnagar.
Rajkot municipal commissioner Udit Agraval was transferred as Mehsana district Collector.
Navsari Collector Ardra Agrawal was appointed as Commissioner of Relief and can maintain a further cost as CEO of the Gujarat State Disaster Management Authority (GSDMA).
Resident Additional Collector R M Tanna was appointed as Junagadh municipal commissioner and Surendranagar Collector Kankipati Rajesh was appointed as joint secretary, Home Department.
Devbhoomi (*77*), Gir Somnath, Mehsana, Anand, Panchmahal, Aravalli, Jamnagar, Valsad, Kutch, Tapi, Surendranagar, Amreli and Chhota Udepur districts obtained new Collectors.
New DDOs have been appointed within the districts of Anand, Kheda, Aravalli, Patal, Vadodara, Jamnagar and Navsari, whereas Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat, Rajkot, Gandhinagar and Bhavnagar obtained new regional commissioners of municipalities within the reshuffle.
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