Gangtok, 25 Apr:
On the recommendation of the Sikkim Public Service Commission, the State government has promoted five Sikkim State Civil Service officers today to the post of Secretaries in the Pay Band-5 of Rs 37400-67000 and Grade Pay of Rs 9500.
Deepa Rai, presently posted as Special Secretary, has been promoted to the post of Secretary of State Election Commission on deputation in place of the incumbent there Tshering Namgyal Bhutia who has been repatriated and posted as Secretary at Excise Department.
Similarly, Special Secretary, Sherab Shenga, has been promoted to Secretary at Information & Public Relations Department.
Special Secretary, Shiv Kumar Pradhan, has been promoted as the new Secretary of Commerce and Industries Department while Special Secretary, CP Dhakal is the new Secretary at Tourism and Civil Aviation Department.
Lastly, Special Secretary, Pratap Pradhan has been promoted to the post of Secretary at Home Department.