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Rajasthan govt transfers 14 IPS, 6 IAS officers

State government transfers 14 IPS and 6 IAS officers, creating new divisions and sparking discussion over VK Singh's transfer.

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June 19, 2023, 11:41 pm

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Rajasthan secretariate. File Photo.

JAIPUR: The state government has undertaken a major reshuffle by transferring 14 IPS (Indian Police Service) and 6 IAS (Indian Administrative Service) officers.

Dr. Mohan Lal Yadav, the School Education Commissioner, has been appointed as the OSD for Sikar division, while Kailash Chand Meena, Divisional Commissioner of Jodhpur Division, will now shoulder additional responsibilities as the head of both Pali Division and Udaipur Division. Similarly, Rajendra Bhatt, the Divisional Commissioner of Udaipur Division, has been designated as the OSD for Banswara Division.

Raghavendra Suhasa has been entrusted with the role of Inspector General of Railways and will serve as the OSD for Pali Division. S. Parimala has been appointed as the Inspector General of Personnel and will be the OSD for Banswara Division, while Satyendra Singh will assume the position of Inspector General of Special Operations Group (SOG) and serve as the OSD for Sikar Division.

Following her return from study leave, IAS Aarushi Malik, currently on APO, has been appointed as the Commissioner for Child Empowerment. H Guite, who was also on APO, has been designated as the Commissioner for Disabilities.

Moreover, Sanjeev Nain, the Superintendent of Police (SP) in Dausa, has been transferred to the position of Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) West in Jaipur. This role was previously held by Vandita Rana, who will now assume the responsibilities of Dausa SP, succeeding Sanjeev Nain.

The transfer of 14 IPS officers has gained attention, with a particular focus on the discussion surrounding VK Singh. While VK Singh was initially moved from the post of ADG Traffic to ADG Cybercrime, the government has issued a revised transfer list today, placing VK Singh in the role of ADG Telecommunication.

First published: June 17, 2023