Agencies, Bhopal, The Madhya Pradesh Government on Wednesday modified the charges held by some senior Indian Administrative Service officers, official sources said.
Mr Ashok Varnwal, who is Principal Secretary (PS) to the Chief Minister, is to continue in that capacity but will henceforth also hold charge of Public Service Management instead of Technical Education, Skill Development and Employment.
Mr Pramod Agrawal – hitherto PS (Public Health Engineering), Jal Nigam Managing Director and PS (Science and Technology) – was reassigned as PS (Urban Development and Housing), Capital Project Administration (CPA) Administrator and MD, Metro Rail Company Limited. He continues to hold additional charge as PS (Science and Tech).
Mr Vivek Agrawal – who was PS to the Chief Minister, PS (Urban Development and Housing), CPA Administrator and MD, Metro Rail Company Ltd – was posted as PS (Public Health Engineering) and Jal Nigam MD.
Mr Hariranjan Rao would continue as Officer on Special Duty-cum-Joint Commissioner (Tourism) and PS (Tourism) but is no longer PS to the Chief Minister and PS (Public Service Management, Aviation and Revenue). He shall also handle Technical Education, Skill Development and Employment.
Secretary (Tribal Affairs) Renu Tiwari was shifted as Secy (Culture), Swaraj Sansthan Commissioner-cum-Director and Trustee, Bharat Bhavan.