In a major administrative reshuffle in the state, 10 IAS officials were shifted on Saturday and 31 IPS officers were transferred late Friday night. While Shirsat Kapil Ashok has replaced Jai Singh as the Patna Municipal Commissioner, Nayyer Hasnain Khan has been made IG, Patna zone in place of Kundan Krishnan, who will now be IG (operations) with additional charge of IG (ATS).
Jai will replace Khagaria DM Saket Kumar, who will be director (handloom and sericulture) with additional charge of joint secretary in industries department. Jai will have additional charge of settlement officer, Khagaria.
Chandrashekhar Singh has been made Darbhanga DM in place of Balamurugan D, who is now Jeevika's chief executive officer with additional charge of additional secretary, rural development department. Director (handloom and sericulture) Dinesh Kumar Singh will be the new Sheikhpura DM.
Munger DM Amarendra Pratap Singh has been made BUIDCo MD with additional charge of MD, Bihar State Housing Board. Lakhisarai DM Uday Kumar Singh is the new Munger DM. Sunil Kumar, joint secretary in the cabinet secretariat department, has replaced Uday in Lakhisarai with the additional charge of settlement officer of the district.
Himanshu Kumar Rai, who has come from Kerala cadre, is the new joint secretary, health department, with additional charge of executive director, State Health Society of Bihar.
Among the IPS officers, Preeta Verma has been promoted to ADG rank in CID (weaker sections) with additional charge of ADG, State Crime Records Bureau (SCRB) while Vinay Kumar has been promoted to ADG, CID. ADG (modernization) Kumar Rajesh Chandra has been relieved from SCRB.
In the state capital reshuffle, Banka SP Satya Prakash has replaced Rajiv Mishra as City SP (west), Patna, and Katihar Rail SP Jitendra Mishra will take charge as Rail SP, Patna, in place of P N Mishra, who has been shifted to Sheohar as SP. Rajiv Mishra will be Kishanganj SP.
IG (operations) Sushil M Khopde will be new IG, Bhagalpur while IG (Darbhanga) Amit Kumar Jain has been made IG, modernization. IG (budget, appeal and welfare) Sunil Kumar is the new IG, Muzaffarpur, replacing Paras Nath who has been sent to headquarters and legal affairs with additional charge of IG (budget, appeal and welfare).
IG (Bhagalpur) B S Meena is the new IG (security), special branch. IG (modernization) Awadhesh Kumar Sharma has been shifted to BHRC in place of Umashankar Sudhanshu, who will be IG (Darbhanga). Darbhanga DIG Vinod Kumar has swapped position with DIG (security), special branch Sukan Paswan.
Samastipur SP Suresh Prasad Choudhary is the new SP, vigilance investigation bureau (VIB) in place of Nawal Kishore Singh, who has been shifted to Samastipur. BMP-10 (Patna) commandant Kshatranil Singh has replaced Navin Chandra Jha as Bhojpur SP. Kishanganj SP Rajiv Ranjan has been shifted to Banka in the same capacity. Jamalpur Rail SP Uma Shankar Prasad is the new Rail SP, Katihar.
Bhagalpur SSP Vivek Kumar has replaced Muzaffarpur SSP Ranjit Kumar Mishra who is sent to Begusarai. Vivek will have additional charge of commandant, BMP-6 (Muzaffarpur). Begusarai SP Manoj Kumar will be Bhagalpur SSP.
Bhojpur SP Navin Chandra Jha has been made commandant of BMP-10 (Patna) with additional charge of commandant, BMP-14. Special branch (security) SP Deepak Barnawal is the new BMP-1 (Patna) commandant. City SP, Darbhanga, Harkishore Rai, has been made ADC to the governor. Sheohar SP Swapna Meshram has been shifted to Jamalpur as new Rail SP. City SP, Bhagalpur, Avkash Kumar, has been transferred in the same capacity to Gaya with additional charge of commandant, BMP-3 (Bodh Gaya).