Durga Shakti Nagpal Becomes DM For The First Time
- Indian Masterminds Bureau
- Published on 1 Apr 2023, 8:14 pm IST
- 2 minutes read
Major Bureaucratic Changes In UP. Ms Durga Shakti Nagpal becomes DM Banda 13 years after joining IAS. Four more IAS transferred
- Ms. Durga Shakti Nagpal is a 2010 batch IAS officer
In a major decision, 2010-batch UP Cadre IAS Officer Durga Shakti Nagpal has been appointed District Magistrate of Banda. Normally, an IAS officers gets charge of a district after four to five years in the civil services. However, it took Ms Nagpal almost 13 years to get the coveted posting. She was working as Special Secretary in Medical Education Department in the Uttar Pradesh government. The state government on Saturday evening issued transfer orders of four other IAS officers.
Nagpal had shot into the limelight on a national level in July 2013 when working as SDM in Greater Noida she took on the sand mining mafia and got some illegal encroachments demolished. The officer was put under suspension after then Samajwadi Party MLC Mr Narendra Bhati complained against her to the then Chief Minister Mr Akhilesh Yadav.
A native of Delhi, Ms Nagpal had been allocated Punjab cadre upon completion of her training. She got her cadre changed to UP after marrying fellow 2011-batch IAS officer Abhish Singh, who was serving in the UP cadre. She got her first posting as SDM, Greater Noida where she ran into rough weather following Mr Bhati’s complaint against her.
Her suspension was opposed by IAS Officers Association and the issue was resolved after the intervention of the then PMO under Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh. Her suspension was revoked on September 26, 2013. But, after serving the UP Government for one year, she was shifted to the Centre on deputation.
She returned from Central deputation on March 24, 2021, and was appointed by the Yogi Adityanath government as Special Secretary in Medical Education department. However, it took even the Yogi government two years to give her responsibility of a district.
Mr Divya Kirti Giri has been appointed as Staff Officer of the Chief Secretary of the state, Mr Durga Shankar Mishra. Mr Giri so far was posted as Special Secretary in Food and Civil Supplies department.
Ms Samyukta Samaddar, a 1999-batch IAS officer has been made Commissioner, National Capital Region (NCR). She was awaiting posting for some time. Mr Krishna Kumar who had been earlier transferred as Member (Judicial) Revenue Board, Prayagraj, has been reinstated on his previous position -Special Secretary, Agriculture Production Commissioner (APC). Mr Anand Kumar, presently working as Special Secretary Culture, has been shifted to the Revenue Board in place of Mr Krishna Kumar
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