Raj Bala Verma appointed as Chief Secretary
By Abha Manakatala - Thu Mar 31, 6:33 am
Raj Bala Verma is the successor of the Chief Secretary Rajeev Gauba who was appointed as Secretary,Urban Development,Government of India.
Today,when Gauba was moving to New Delhi,the BJP government led by Chief Minister Raghubar Das made a major reshuffle in the state administration and appointed Raj Bala Verma as the Chief Secretary,Jharkhand.
Raj Bala Verma,IAS of 1983 batch,is from Rajasthan.She,who holds the post of Additional Secretary incharge of Road in the state right now, is slated to retire from service in February 2018.She is the first woman Chief Secretary in Jharkhand.
Nidhi Khare,1992 batch IAS officer,was posted as Principal Secretary,Personnel.She will succeed Ratan Kumar who retired from service today.
Another change in bureaucracy was introduced by the Raghubar Das government which appointed Dr Pradeep Kumar as Divisional Commissioner(South Chotanagpur)headquarted in Ranchi.And K.K.Khandelwal,South Chotatanagpur Divisional Commissioner,was appointed as Secretary,Commercial Taxes,Jharkhand.