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Fifty seven IAS, 10 IPS officers transferred in AP

Written by: Staff

Hyderabad, May 15 (UNI) In a major reshuffle of the Andhra Pradesh administration, the Congress government today transferred 57 IAS and 10 IPS officers in the state.

According to Congress Parliamentary Party Deputy Leader K Venkataswamy, ''the officers were transferred as they failed to carry out their duties properly.'' Mr Venkataswamy, who was a minister in Indira Gandhi's Cabinet said despite an assurance by Chief Minister Y S Rajasekhara Reddy about three projects of Karimnagar in reply to his letter , the officials had not acted.

''I had advised the Chief Minister to gear up the administrative mechanism and possibly responding to the suggestion, Dr Reddy's administration made changes to resolve all bottle-necks in the functioning of the administrative mechanisms,'' he said.

According to an official release, several district collectors, secretaries and additional secretarties were transferrred and posted in various departments.

Hyderabad District Collector Arvind Kumar was transferred and posted as Chief Executive Officer of Infrastructure Authority of the state.

Dr Manmohan Singh, who was Commissioner of Tribal Welfare was transferred and posted as Vice-Chancellor of the Tirupathi Veterinary university, while Khammam and Kadapa district collectors R N Nimje and Ashok Kumar were transferred and posted as Directors of the State Technical Education and AIDS Control Society respectively.

Kurnool and Karimnagar district collectors Vikas Raja and C Parthasarathi were transferred and posted in Industries and Commerce and Agriculture Cooperation departments respectively, the release added.


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