In a bureaucratic reshuffle on Wednesday,IAS officer Mukesh Meshram was made Mission Director,National Rural Health Mission and Executive Director of SIFPSA. Meshram was earlier Divisional Commissioner,Allahabad.
In another reshuffle,additional charge of Principal Secretary,Irrigation. The Flood control Department was taken from KS Atoria and given to Deepak Singhal,serving as member of the revenue board. Atoria would continue to hold the charge of Principal Secretary,Excise Department.
The decision of the government to shift Atoria from the department came after the inspection visit of Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav to Lakhimpur Kheri on Wednesday,where he found several anomalies in implementation of irrigation and flood control projects.
Meanwhile,Alok Kumar(II),who is secretary to the Chief Minister and also IG,Stamp and Registration Department,has been given additional charge of Secretary protocol as well. Sanjay Agarwal,Principal Secretary,Health and Family Welfare,has been given additional charge of Principal Secretary,Food and Drug Control Department as well. In all,13 IAS officers were transferred on Wednesday.