Ruchika M Khanna
Press Reporter News Service
Chandigarh, September 23
The brand new political dispensation in Punjab, headed by Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi, has chosen Anirudh Tiwari as the brand new Chief Secretary of the state. He’s at present serving as Extra Chief Secretary, Improvement.
He replaces Vini Mahajan, who had been serving as Chief Secretary since June final 12 months, and was handpicked by former chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh.
Although the names of three different officers — seniormost after Mahajan — Ravneet Kaur, Sanjay Kumar and VK Singh have been additionally doing the rounds as contenders for the highest submit, Tiwari, who’s junior to them and is a 1990 batch officer, was lastly picked by the Channi-Sidhu staff.
His stellar position within the agriculture division, finance division, energy division and personnel division labored in his favour.
Since Tiwari has outmoded 4 officers – Ravneet Kaur, Sanjay Kumar, VK Janjua and Kripa Shankar Saroj – all 4 have been re-designated as Particular Chief Secretary to Authorities of Punjab. Vini Mahajan, too, has been re-designated as Particular Chief Secretary.
Tiwari, who hails from Patiala, was instrumental in placing Punjab on the nationwide map for selling renewable vitality era within the state.
Former Mohali Deputy Commissioner Varun Roojam will maintain cost as Particular Principal Secretary to Deputy Chief Minister Sukhjinder Randhawa.
The title of the brand new Punjab DGP can also be anticipated to be introduced anytime on Thursday.
VK Bhawra, Sidharth Chattopadhyay and IPS Sahota are in competition for the highest submit.