In a major bureaucratic reshuffle, the Rajasthan government has transferred and redesignated 30 IAS and 75 IPS officers.
Portfolio of top three IAS officers, Rajhans Upadhyay, Rajeeva Swarup, and Pawan Kumar Goyal was alleviated, according to an official order.
Upadhyay, who was holding the post of chairman and MD of the Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation, will now be the chairman of the corporation.
Rajeeva Swarupa relieved from MSME
Additional chief secretary Rajeeva Swarup has been relieved from the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) portfolio but will continue to hold a wide-range of industries portfolio, including of the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor.
Another IAS officer of additional chief secretary rank Pawan Kumar Goyal has been relieved from the local and self-government department and will continue to head the urban development and housing department.
Naveen Mahajan is now secretary of MSME
Naveen Mahajan, who was secretary, local self-government department, will now be secretary of the MSME department.
Udaipur divisional commissioner Bhawani Singh Detha will be now divisional commissioner of Ajmer.
Agriculture department commissioner Vikas Sitaramji Bhale will now be Udaipur divisional commissioner.
Jaipur Municipal Corporation commissioner Ravi Jain will now be the director of the agriculture department.
Rukmani Riar under awaited order
Commissioner school education Dr. Joga Ram will now be additional chief election officer.
Director, agriculture marketing, Sube Singh Yadav will now be special-secretary, disaster management, and Urmila Rajoria will be MD of Rajasthan Financial Corporation.
Posting of Rukmani Riar has been kept under the awaited order category.
Minor changes have been made in portfolios of three IPS officers of additional director-general of police rank.
ADGP (law and order) to be special DGP
The ADGP (law and order) will now be special director general of police (law and order). ADGP Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) Dr. Alok Tripathi will now be DGP of the ACB and ADGP (Jail). Dr. Bhupendra Singh will now be DGP (Jail).
Change in positions of IPS officers
Inspector General of police (vigilance) Smita Srivastav has been shifted to Armed Batallion-2.
Additional commissioner-1 Prafulla Kumar will now be DIG of Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS), while additional commissioner-2 Dr. Nitin Deep Blaggan will be additional commissioner-1, Jaipur.
UN Chanwal, who was in awaited posting order, will now be DIG (training).
Superintendent of police (SOG) Sanjay Kumar Shotriya will now be DIG (crime branch).
Four SPs promoted to DIG
Four SPs have been given the DIG rank.
SP Ravi Dutt Gaur and Laxman Gaur will now be DIG Armed Batallion, Jaipur, and DIG crime branch, Jaipur, respectively.
SP GRP Jodhpur Lalit Maheshwari and SP Chittorgarh Prasann Kumar Khamesara will now be DIG Jodhpur jail and DIG (police personnel), Jaipur, respectively.
These postings come right before state assembly elections.