Major reshuffle in Karnataka, 42 IAS transferred
- Indian Masterminds Bureau
- Published on 14 Feb 2021, 5:17 pm IST
- 2 minutes read
The order included many senior officers and DCs of many district in the state.
In a first after BS Yediyurappa became Chief Minister in 2019, the Karnataka government ordered major reshuffling comprising of 42 IAS officer all together. The recent order was issued on Saturday which included various senior officers.
Dr. KV Thrilok who was heading the Covid-19 Critical Care Support Committee in Karnataka will now take charge as the new Commissioner for Health, Family Welfare and Ayush Services. Dr. Thrilok is replacing Pankaj Pandey on the given post.
Tushar Girinath has been posted as Principal Secretary, Urban Development. Earlier, he was serving as Principal Secretary, Cooperation Department. He took place of Dr J Ravishankar who has now been transferred to Kannada and Culture Department. Whereas Rashmi Mahesh, who was holding Secretary to Kannada and Culture Department has been transferred to Backward Classes Welfare Department.
The recent reshuffling also affected many district collectors. DC of Mandya Mr. MV Venkatesh has been transferred to Commissioner for Watershed Development. On the other hand Chikkamagaluru DC Bagadi Gautham has given Additional Commissioner for Commercial Taxes (Enforcement) post and Raichur DC R Venkatesh Kumar has been transferred to Kalyana Karnataka Regional Development Board, Kalburgi.
Bengaluru Urban DC GN Shivamurthy has been transferred as Commissioner for Cane Development and Director for Sugar and Tumakur DC K Rakesh Kumar has been posted as Director Tourism.
Kolar DC C Sathyabhama, Chamarajanagar DC Ravi MR, Uttara Kannada DC K Harish Kumar and Bengaluru Rural DC PM Ravindra has also been assigned with new posts.
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