The newly-elected Congress government in Chhattisgarh has replaced the state’s Chief Secretary, Ajay Singh with Sunil Kujur, who is a 1986-batch IAS (Indian Administrative Service) Officer, in a sudden move said on Wednesday late night.
As per the order issued by the government, Mr. Singh was appointed as the Chief Secretary in Chhattisgarh in January 2018, has been made as the Chairperson of the Revenue Board, Bilaspur. Mr. Singh was replaced by Sunil Kujur, who was positioned as the ACS (Additional Chief Secretary) of Agriculture and Biotechnology, Commerce and Industry and Public Sector departments.
Besides, two other senior IAS officers, who were also shifted in a major bureaucratic reshuffle on yesterday late night. A 1988-batch IAS officer Koppala Durgananda Rao was posted as the Chairman of Bilaspur Revenue Board and was shifted as the ACS, Agriculture, and Biotechnology, and Commissioner, Agriculture Production, said the order.
Similarly, Finance Departments ACS Amitabh Jain has been offered with the additional charge as ACS, Commerce and Industry and Public Sector departments.