The government has at last given posting orders to Umesh Kumar, an IPS officer belonging to the 1977 batch, appointing him chairman of the Godavari Valley Development Authority (GVDA), Planning Department.

Mr. Umesh Kumar was in the headlines for his running feud with Director General of Police V. Dinesh Reddy. The post of GVDA chairman is normally filled with those kept in the loop line.

Appointed OSD

At the same time, Shriram Tewari, who is also waiting for posting, is appointed officer on special duty, Office of Commissioner, Printing, Stationery and Stores Purchases.