DECEMBER 9, 2022
Governance

Bureaucratic shuffle in West Bengal, 4 IAS Officers transferred

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New Delhi: In a recent bureaucratic shuffle in West Bengal, four IAS Officers have been transferred and appointed to new roles, marking a strategic restructuring in key administrative domains.

Kaushik Bhattacharya, IAS (WB:2009), has been appointed as the Senior Special Secretary, Family and Family as Excise Commissioner with an additional responsibility as the Managing Director of the West Bengal State Beverages Corporation. With his wealth of experience, Bhattacharya is expected to bring fresh perspectives to these crucial sectors.

Dushyant Nariala, IAS (WB: 1993), has been entrusted with the pivotal position of Principal Secretary of the Disaster Management & Civil Defence Department. In addition to this critical role, he will also take charge as the Principal Secretary of the North Bengal Development Department, further enhancing coordination and efficiency in disaster preparedness and regional development initiatives.

Binod Kumar, IAS (WB: 1996), assumes the mantle of Principal Secretary for the Minority Affairs and Madrasah Education Department, with the additional responsibility of overseeing the Department of Correctional Administration. Furthermore, Kumar will serve as the CEO of the Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority, underscoring the integration of administrative functions for holistic urban development.

Shevale Abhijit Tukaram, IAS (WB:2015), steps into the role of CEO for the Siliguri Jalpaiguri Development Authority (SJDA) while simultaneously taking charge as the Additional District Magistrate of Darjeeling. Tukaram's dual responsibilities signify a concerted effort to streamline administrative processes and promote synergy across diverse regional domains.