Gangtok, 02 Apr:
In a major reshuffle initiated today, the State Government issued an office order directing 85 transfers affecting officers from the Under Secretary to the Assistant Secretary levels. South, West and East districts now have new District Collectors and in a separate office order also issued today, 23 Assistant Directors were posted to Block Administrative Centres across the State. Asst Directors for BACs is a new post.
As per the transfer list, DC [East], Prabhakar Verma, is now posted as DC-South, taking over from Raj Kumar Yadav who moves to Finance Department as Additional Secretary.
Meanwhile, Kapil Meena, leaves his charge as DC-West and moves to Gangtok as the new DC-East.
Dr AB Karki, currently ADC (Dev) at Gangtok, has been posted as the new DC-West.
Other changes at the Additional Secretary level include Mingma Tempa Sherpa who moves from his office as Director (Secondary Education) at HRDD to UD&HD as Special Secretary.
Other changes at HRDD include the arrival of Hondala Gyaltsen as the Dorector (School Education). She was thus far posted ADC-West.
The IPR Department gets a new Director in Tashi Choppel who was serving as ADC (Dev) at Mangan. Sherap Shenga, Special Secretary-cum-Director at IPR Deptt will now hold charge as Special Secretary.
As mentioned, the list covers 85 Sikkim Civil Services and central services officers.
Also today, three officers of the Sikkim State Information Technology Service were transferred and Dilip Sharma, SE (Civil), ADB/ SIPMIU given additional charge as SE, Gangtok Smart City Ltd.