Yogi Adityanath transfers 26 officers in late night reshuffle

Yogi Adityanath transfers 26 officers in late night reshuffle

LUCKNOW: The Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government transferred 26 IAS officers, including Principal Secretary (Home) Arvind Kumar, in a late night reshuffle on Tuesday, a statement said.nnArvind Kumar was transferred to the Transport Department and Additional Chief Secretary (Information) Awanish Awasthi was made additional chief secretary (home).nnAwasthi is now the additional chief secretary of information, religious works, home, intelligence, visa passport, jail administration and reforms and vigilance department. He also continues to hold the post of CEO UPEIDA and UPSHA.nnHowever, he has been relieved from the posts of additional chief secretary tourism department and the MD of UP Tourism.nnIn all, 26 IAS officers have been transferred, the statement said.nnNavneet Sehgal, who is the principal secretary khadi and village industries department, has been given the additional charge of micro, small and medium enterprises and export promotion.nnDeepak Trivedi is the new chairman of Board of Revenue, and he succeeds Praveer Kumar who retires on July 31.nnSudhir Bobde has been made the new labour commissioner.nnJitendra Kumar who is the principal secretary (general administration) has been given the additional charge of principal secretary tourism department and MD of UP Tourism.nnSource: Press Trust of India

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