In another significant bureaucratic reshuffle within the Delhi administration, transfer of five IAS officers has been decided by the Chief Minister’s office, though the file has been recalled by Lt-Governor Najeeb Jung. Sources said the new orders place J B Singh — a 2000-batch IAS officer of the AGMU cadre — as the new excise commissioner of Delhi. He will replace A K Singh — a 1996 batch IAS officer of UT cadre — who is scheduled to retire on January 31.
Lalmalsawma — 1983 batch IAS officer — is tipped to be secretary, General Administration department and Vigilance. A B Shukla, the secretary (GAD), is likely to be appointed member of the Delhi State Subordinate Services Board.
Jitendra Narayan is likely to be appointed the Labour Commissioner in Delhi Government. He is a 1990 batch IAS officer of AGMU cadre. Ranku Dhugga — a 1994 batch IAS officer — is tipped to be the secretary for Arts and Culture