Kolkata: The Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal on Wednesday reshuffled the IAS and IPS officers in the state.
Jalpaiguri District Magistrate Pritha Sarkar was transferred as Additional Secretary in the Health and Family Welfare Department. She has been replaced by Hooghly District Magistrate Mukta Arya.
Housing Department Principal Secretary Subrata Biswas has been moved to co-operation department.
Sanjay Bansal will be the new District Magistrate of Hooghly while Health and Family Welfare Secretary Onkar Singh Meena will take charge of the Municipal Affairs Department.
Among the IPS officers, Additional Director General, administration, P. Nirajnayan will now be the Director, Civil Defence in place of Gangeswar Singh who was sent as Additional Director General, Intelligence Bureau.
Additional Director General, telecommunication, Adhir Sharma will now be the new Additional Director General, railways, replacing Mrityunjay Kumar Singh who was transferred as Additional Director General, provisioning.
Sudhir Mishra becomes the new Additional Director General, administration while Additional Director General, CID Ram Phal Pawar was sent to the anti-corruption bureau in the same rank.Pawar will be replaced by Tapas Kumar Das.
Joint Commissioner of Police, crime, Debasish Boral, and Deputy Commissioner of Police II,detective department, Nagendra Nath Tripathi have been sent on compulsory waiting.
Neelo Sherpa replaces Tripathi.