DECEMBER 9, 2022
Governance

Government of J&K Implements Extensive Administrative Overhaul, 56 Officers Transferred

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New Delhi: The General Administrative Department of the Government of Jammu and Kashmir has issued a recent order announcing a substantial reshuffling of its administration, affecting a total of 56 officers who have been reassigned to various roles.

Among the key appointments are:

Athar Aamir UI Shafi Khan, IAS:2016, formerly serving as the Commissioner of Srinagar Municipal Corporation, with additional responsibilities for the Smart City Project and Vice Chairman of Srinagar Development Authority, has been transferred to the position of Deputy Commissioner in Kulgam.

Alok Kumar, IRS:1990, previously holding the role of Principal Secretary to Government in the School Education Department, with additional responsibilities in Higher Education, Civil Aviation, and Estates Departments, as well as the position of Civil Aviation Commissioner, has now been posted as the Principal Secretary to Government in the Higher Education Department. He will also assume the additional charge of Administrative Secretary in the Estates Department.

Suresh Kumar Gupta, IFS:1991, who served as the Director of Social Forestry in J&K and held additional responsibilities as MD of State Forest Corporation, is now appointed as the Principal Secretary to the Government in the Culture Department.

Shailendra Kumar, IAS:1995, previously Principal Secretary to the Government in the Public Works (R&B) Department, with additional responsibilities in the Agriculture Production Department, has been relocated to the role of Principal Secretary to the Government in the Agriculture Production Department.

Mandeep Kaur, IAS:2004, former Commissioner/Secretary to Government in the Department of Rural Development & Panchayati Raj, with additional responsibilities in the Housing & Urban Development Department, has been transferred and posted as Commissioner/Secretary to the Government in the Housing & Urban Development Department.

Athar Aamir UI Shafi Khan, IAS:2016, formerly serving as the Commissioner of Srinagar Municipal Corporation, with additional responsibilities for the Smart City Project and Vice Chairman of Srinagar Development Authority, has been transferred to the position of Deputy Commissioner in Kulgam.