The Haryana government is in an overdrive mode to reshuffle officers.Two days after the Haryana government reshuffled as many as 27 IAS officers, it effected another round of transfers on Wednesday. Six IAS officers were reshuffled while some of them have been transferred again within two days.
In the list figures Pradeep Kasni who has been transferred for the 66th time. On September 19, Kasni who was holding the charge of Director General of Science and Technology and was posted as Secretary, Finance Department. He was shifted on Thursday and has been posted as Director General and Secretary, Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes Department.
Another such case is of Subhash Chandra who was earlier posted as Director General of Environment Department. He was posted as Secretary, Revenue and Disaster Management Department, Director General, Consolidation of Holdings, Land Records on September 19 and was posted on Thursday as Secretary, Revenue and Disaster Management Department-II and Secretary, Finance Department.
Nitin Kumar Yadav, Managing Director, Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam and Director, Power Reforms, has been posted as Secretary, Home-I Department.
Similarly, Vijayendra Kumar, Secretary, General Administration and Administrative Reforms Department, Chief Executive Officer, Haryana Saraswati Heritage Board, Director General and Secretary, Environment Department, has been given the additional charge of Secretary, Revenue and Disaster Management Department-I, Director General, Consolidation of Holdings, Land Records, Special Collector (Headquarters) and Special Land Acquisition Officer.
Mohammed Shayin, who has returned from leave, has been posted as Managing Director, Federation of Cooperative Sugar Mills Limited, while Wazir Goyal has been posted as Director, Industries, and Commerce and Special Secretary, Industries Department. He would also be Managing Director, Haryana Scheduled Castes Finance and Development Corporation, Backward Classes and Economically Weaker Section Kalyan Nigam and Haryana Land Reclamation Development Corporation. Strongly criticising the move.
A senior IAS officer said that the government is functioning anyway it wants. “This time transfers are not being done after months, but within days. As per rules, officers should be given charge of a department for at least two years. The government is clearly not following this. It shows that the government’s intentions are not clear,” he said on condition of anonymity.
The Haryana government has appointed Shatrujeet Singh Kapoor, an IPS officer as Chairman cum Managing Director of Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam and Chairman Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam. An IPS officer of 1990 batch, he is currently holding the rank of Additional Director General, Crime in Police Department.