IAS Saumya pandey who came to office with her infant, transferred to Kanpur
- Indian Masterminds Bureau
- Published on 16 Oct 2020, 9:51 pm IST
- 2 minutes read
Ms. Pandey will soon take the charge as Chief Development officer, Kanpur in place of Mr. Joginder Singh. While, Mr. Singh have been appointed as the vice -president of Bareilly Development Authority.
- Saumya Pandey will be the new CDO of Kanpur (Dehat)
In a minor reshuffle the Uttar Pradesh government transferred two officer. This new order also affected IAS officer Ms. Saumya Pandey. Ms Pandey who is currently the SDM of Modinagar, Ghaziabad made headlines after she gave up her maternity leave and joined office with her 14 days old baby girl. Her picture with the new born baby became viral on social media and was said to be inspirational.
She has been transferred to Kanpur (dehat). Ms. Pandey will soon take the charge as Chief Development officer in place of Mr. Joginder Singh. Meanwhile, Mr. Singh have been appointed as the vice -president of Bareilly Development Authority.
Let it be noted that Ms. Pandey hails from Prayagraj and was a electrical engineer before cracking the UPSC civil services exam. She secured fourth rank in UPSC 2016 at the age of just 23.
She was chosen as the nodal officer for Covid-19 in Ghaziabad and took this responsibility from July to September. She took leave in September for her delivery and came back just after 22 days. She said in an interview that it would not be possible without the help of her family and supporting staff.
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