Tribune News Service
Shimla, December 31
The state government on Friday ordered the transfer and posting of nine IAS officers, including Onkar Chand Sharma, who has been made Principal Secretary-cum-Financial Commissioner (Revenue).
Sharma will continue to hold the post of the Principal Secretary (Tribal Development), besides the new charge. Nisha Singh, Adviser (Health) to the HP Government in New Delhi and also Additional Chief Secretary, Forest, has been given the charge of the Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Administrative Reforms, Training and Foreign Assignments.
Bharat Khera, after returning from central deputation as Principal Secretary (Home and Vigilance), has been given additional charge of the General Administration department (GAD), Sainik Welfare and Parliamentary Affairs. Rajneesh, Principal Secretary, Information Technology, Urban Development and Town and Country Planning (TCP), has been given the charge of Education, Technical Education and IT.
Devesh Kumar, Secretary to the Chief Minister and General Administration Department on promotion as the Principal Secretary, has been given the charge of the Urban Development and TCP. He will continue to hold the post of the Managing Director of HP Power Corporation Limited.
Ajay Sharma, Secretary, Agriculture, has been given the charge of the Cooperation Department. Rajeev Sharma, Secretary (Education), shall hold the additional charge of Secretary, Lokayukta. Rakesh Kanwar, Director, Public Finance-cum-Special Secretary (Finance) on promotion as the Secretary, has been given the charge of Language, Art and Culture, besides the post of the State Project Director, Zero Budget Natural Farming, that he was holding. Two other officers, Rohit Jamwal and Shubh Karan Singh, have also been given the additional charges.