The IAS officer identified as Jagdish Sonkar was clicked when he was talking to the mother of an ill child.
In the photo he can be seen standing with his left foot resting on the steel rail of the hospital bed.
Dr Jagdish Sonkar, an IAS officer of the 2013 batch and posted as sub-divisional magistrate of Ramanujganj in Balrampur district, clicked in this pose while visiting a government hospital to meet mothers of malnourished children.
Here's how Twitterati reacted to his 'action'
The picture of Jagdish Sonkar SDM in Chattisgarh inspecting CHC is shocking and it's unacceptable
The picture of Jagdish Sonkar SDM in Chattisgarh inspecting CHC is shocking and it's unacceptable— IAS Association (@IASassociation) May 4, 2016