In a major bureaucratic reshuffle, the Rajasthan government has transferred 62 IAS officers across the state, with major changes made in the education department in particular and Ashutosh A. T. Pendnekar made the new College Commissioner of Jaipur.
Anoop Khinchi, the Commissioner of College Education, has been moved to Rajasthan Finance Corporation as Managing Director. He has been replaced by Ashutosh A. T. Pendnekar as the new College Commissioner of Jaipur. Pendnekar was earlier Director, Department of Tourism, Jaipur.
Jagdish Chand Purohit, Director of Primary Education department at Bikaner has been made the Director of Monitoring, Programme Implementation Department.
IAS Shikhar Agarwal from Jaipur Development Authority (JDA) has been shifted to Water Resource department. He will handle the Jaipur light house project of JDA till further orders.
Vaibhav Galeria has been appointed the JDA commissioner in place of Agarwal. Nihalchand Goyal, known as Metro Man of Rajasthan, has been shifted to tourism department along with forest, environment and mining department. The government is hopeful that with Goyal’s expertise, many new changes will be introduced in the toursim department which will help it grow.
Sarvana Kumar, CEO of Jaipur Smart City Limited (JSCL), has been shunted as member secretary, Rajasthan State Commission for Protection of Child Rights. Sandesh Nayak will now head JSCL.
IFS (Indian Forest Service) officer Akansha Chodhary has been given the responsibility of Jaipur City Transport Services Limited. She was earlier heading the Jaipur zoo.
Many new changes in the Jaipur city transport is expected of Choudhary. The Vasundhra Raje government has also shunted collectors of 10 districts. Three IRS and one IFS officer have also been changed.