The State government on Thursday transferred 25 senior IAS officers and 22 IPS officers, a major reshuffle ahead of the budget session.
Development Commissioner Kaushik Mukherjee has been transferred and posted as Additional Chief Secretary to the government.
Additional Chief Secretary to the government S K. Pattanayak has been transferred and posted as ACS, Home Department. The other transfers are (posts are indicated beside each name):
H. Bhasker (Principal Secretary-Department of Public Enterprises), Paramesh Pandey (Principal Secretary-DPAR Janaspandana) and Amita Prasad (Principal Secretary-Energy Department).
Rajeev Chawla (Managing Director-KUWS&DB), P.N. Srinivasachary (Principal Secretary - Urban Development Department), Shalini Rajneesh (Director-General of ATI, Mysore), N. Nagambika Devi (Secretary Water Resources Department Minor Irrigation), S.R. Umashankar (Secretary-Finance Department -Expenditure), M.B. Dyaberi (Secretary - Labour Department), M.S. Ravishankar (Regional Commissioner, Bangalore Division), T.K. Anil Kumar (Secretary - Municipalities and Urban Development Authorities), Mohammed Mohsin (Commissioner for Public Instructions, Bangalore), K. Amaranarayana (Commissioner for Transport and Road Safety), C. Somashekhara (MD – KSSIDC), K.R. Niranjan (Commissioner for Employment and Training), P. Manivannan (Chief Project Officer – Karnataka State Highways Improvement Project), P.S. Vastrad (Director of Agriculture Marketing), Chakravarthi Mohan (CEO- KIADB), Pankaj Kumar Pandey (Additional charge of MD - Bescom), S. Shankaranarayana (Special Commissioner for BBMP) and Thulasi Maddineni (CEO–Dakshina Kannada ZP).
Of the 22 transfers in the Police Department, Additional Director-General of Police (ADGP) Padam Kumar Garg has been made the ADGP CID (Economic Offences).
Other transfers are (posts are indicated beside each name): D. Roopa (Superintendent of Police (SP) CID-Cyber Crime), H.S. Venkatesh (SP-Intelligence), T.G. Krishna Bhatta (SP-CID), Pawar Praveen Madukar (Deputy Commissioner of Police–Administration), N. Satheesh Kumar (Assistant Inspector-General of Police-General Bangalore), K.P. Puttaswamy (SP-CID), D. Prakash (SP-Davangere), M.N. Nagaraj (Assistant Inspector-General of Police-Crime, Bangalore), Sandeep Patil (Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) North, Bangalore) P.S. Harsha (DCP- East, Bangalore) and Labhu Ram (DCP-Crime, Bangalore), P.D. Pawar (DCP-South East, Bangalore), R.H. Naik (SP-Chikmagalur) and S.N. Siddaramappa (SP- Railways, Bangalore), Chandragupta (SP-Belgaum), Chetan Singh Rathor (SP-Bellary), N. Shashikumar (SP-Haveri), Y.S. Ravi Kumar (SP-Chitradurga), Amith Singh (SP-Gulbarga), B. Ramesh (Superintendent of Police-Bangalore Rural) and Ravi D. Channavar (SP-Hassan).