Ranchi, Feb. 15: The government today transferred 10 IAS officers while half-a-dozen districts got new deputy commissioners (DC). Director of secondary education Puja Singhal Purwar became the new Khunti DC while NREGS commissioner Satinder Singh took over reins of Bokaro.
Bokaro DC Pravin Kumar Toppo is the new excise commissioner. Former excise commissioner Ved Prakash Narayan Singh will be the new director of the panchayati raj. Transport commissioner Vijay Kumar Singh is the new Garhwa DC while industries director Rahul Sharma took charge in Gumla. Gumla DC Himani Pandey is the new labour commissioner.
Tribal welfare commissioner Nitin Madan Kulkarni got additional charges as transport commissioner while Kripanand Jha, the Bokaro sub-divisional officer, became DC, Jamtara. K. Srinivasan, the Ranchi assistance district magistrate (law & order), took over as Chatra DC.
Present Chatra DC Alok Goyal has been posted as additional secretary in the institutional finance department.