Patna: In a major administrative reshuffle in Bihar, the state government has transferred and given new responsibilities to 34 IAS officials, according to an official notification.
   
In the notification issued by the general administration department past midnight, the Principal Secretary (Health) Amarjeet Sinha has been shifted to the education department as the Principal Secretary (Education).
   
The Principal Secretary (Education) Anjani Kumar Singh has been made the new Principal Secretary (Agriculture) and given additional charge of the Principal Secretary (Art, Culture and Youth Affairs), while the Principal Secretary (Urban Development) has been shifted to the Animal Husbandry and Fisheries department as the Principal Secretary, it said.
   
The Principal Secretary (Panchayat Raj) Manoj Kumar Srivastava has been transferred to the Parliamentary Affairs department in the same post, while the Principal Secretary (Labour) Vyasji has been made the new Principal Secretary (Health) and will hold the additional charge of the Principal Secretary (Disaster Management).
   
The Principal Secretary (General Administration) Deepak Kumar, who was holding additional charge of Principal Secretary (Tourism), has been given additional responsibility of the Principal Secretary (Public Relations Department), while the Principal Secretary (Transport) R K Mahajan has been vested with additional charge as the Transport Commissioner.
   
The 1987 batch IAS officer Amrit Lal Meena, who was waiting for posting, has been made the Labour Secretary, while the Principal Secretary (Animal Husbandry and Fisheries) Sudhir Kumar has been made been made the Principal Secretary (Urban Development and Building).

(Agencies)

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