B.P. Acharya, awaiting posting after the government revoked his suspension and reinstated him into service last month, has been posted as Principal Secretary, Planning Department.
The orders issued here on Tuesday said that he would look after the subject of ‘Development of Special Areas’ in the State.
Mr. Acharya was placed under suspension when he was Secretary, Home after the CBI took him into custody on January 30, 2012 in connection with the Emaar township scam. He was released on bail in October, 2012. He represented to the government for his reinstatement in November last year. Following the recommendation of the committee constituted to review suspension cases of all India Service officers, the government revoked his suspension and reinstated him into service in October this year.