In a reshuffle, government of Gujarat led by Vijay Rupani, has shifted a total of 23 IAS officers so far.
The transferred officers include Ajay Bhadoo, Secretary to Chief Minister at the CMO. To replace Bhadoo, name of Ashwani Kumar, secretary (Housing & Nirmal Gujarat), Urban Development & Urban Housing Department has been proposed.
In addition to that, DH Shah, Deputy Municipal Commissioner of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation has been made Officer on Special Duty to the Chief Minister, Sachivalaya, Gandhinagar.
IAS officer Mukesh Puri has also been proposed to be made Principal Secretary of Narmada, Water Resources, Water Supply & Kalpsar Department (Water Supply) who was earlier the vice-chairman and chief executive officer of Gujarat Maritime Board and ex-officio Principal Secretary, Ports and Transport Department (Ports).
Other officers include Milind Torwane who has been made Secretary (Housing and Nirmal Gujarat), Urban Development & Urban Housing Department at Gandhinagar. Also, M Thennarasan, Commissioner of Women and Child Development will be the new Surat Municipal Commissioner.
Apart from them, Vijay Nehra has been transferred as vice-chairman and MD, Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation, Ahmedabad and Pankaj Kumar has been made be Principal Secretary, Medical Services and Medical Education, Health and Family Welfare Department.
Among them, others are RB Barad, Harshadkumar R Patel, VJ Rajput, Pankaj Joshi, Anju Sharma etc.