EAST, SOUTH AND NORTH GET NEW DCs
GANGTOK, 24 Jan: The State administration received a frenetic round of transfers and promotions yesterday, touching 71 officers from Under Secretary/ BDO to the Secretary level.
Secretary Science & Technology and Climate Change, PT Ethenpa has been posted as Secretary Commerce & Industries, while District Collector [East], D Anandan has been promoted to the post of Secretary of Science & Technology and Climate Change.
The crucial post of District Collector [East] has gone to AK Singh who comes in from South Sikkim, relieving his office there for Additional District Collector, North, Prabhakar, who has been assigned to the post of District Collector, South.
Additional Chief Electoral Officer, CP Dhakal has been transferred as District Collector, North while and District Collector, North, TW Khangsarpa has been transferred and posted as Additional Secretary, Ecclesiastical Department. Meanwhile, the ADC, Development, East, has been transferred as Joint Chief Electoral Officer, in Election department.
SDM Chungthang, Raj Kumar Yadav has been promoted to the post of Additional District Collector, North. SDM Gyalshing, Kapil Meena has been transferred as SDM Soreong. Special Secretary, Food and Civil Supplies, Tenzing Dolkar has been transferred to Animal Husbandry department in her own capacity.
Additional Secretary of Tourism department, Rinzing Chewang has been transferred to Development and Planning Department. ADC, Development, South, D K Pradhan has been transferred as ADC, East while SDM, East, Dr. AB Karki has been transferred to Rural Development Department as Additional District Collector, East. Anil Prakash Rai has been transferred to South district as Additional District Collector, Development.
Additional Secretary, Transport department, Namrata Thapa has been transferred to Tourism and Civil Aviation department in her own capacity. Benu Gurung has been posted to South district as Additional District Collector, Development under Rural Management and Development department. Similarly, Joint Secretary of Development and Planning department, Cheden P Ladingpa has been transferred as Director, Information and Public Relations department.
Joint Secretary Forest and Environment department, Balaram Subba has been transferred as ADC, West and Additional Secretary of Sports and Youths Affairs department, Vidhya Subba has been transferred to Transport department.
There has also been a substantial rejig at the Block Administrative Centres as well.
Passingdong in Dzongu gets a new BDO in Karnitmit Lepcha moving from the Office of ADC [Dev] East, a post now occupied by Dhiraj Subedi who was serving as BDO Pakyong.
Purna Bdr. Yonzon, SDM Namchi who had been transferred as PS to UD&HD Minister is now directed to take charge as BDO Regu, while Dhiraj Pradha, the Regu BDO has been repatriated and posted as Deputy Director, Food & Civil Supplies on deputation.
Pakyong has a new BDO in Satyan Kumar Pradhan coming in from DPER&NECAD, his Deputy Secretary office at the Department now going to Mahesh Sharma, BDO Yangang.
Bandana Rai, BDO Gyalshing has been posted as Welfare Officer, West, exchanging offices with Surat Gurung.
Soreng SDM Somnath Adhikari takes charge as BDO Yangang. Similarly Tenzing Dorji Bhutia, BDO Rakdong Tintek has been transferred to the Finance Department as Deputy Secretary while the Kaluk BDO Gayyas Pega is now the BDO Daramdin on deputation.
The Daramdin BDO Bibhuti Pradhan has in turn been posted as Deputy Secretary RMDD while Hemant Rai, Dy Secy Agricuture has been transferred as BDO Rakdong Tintek. Gilbert Lepcha, BDO Khamdong is now BDO Kaluk while Kabi Tingda gets a new BDO in Suman Gurung.
Deputy Secretary Pema Lhaden Lama moves from Land Revenue Department to Martam as BDO in place of Khemraj Bhattarai who moves to Land Revenue as Under Secretary.
The Temi BDO Harka Giri has been posted as Under Secretary RMDD while the former Kabi Tingda BDO Prem Kamal Rai takes charge as Temi BDO.