The India Post, 27th September, 2008 :The Chandigarh Administration has appointed Mr. Ram Niwas as Home Secretary, UT, Chandigarh on inter State deputation for a period of 3 years or until further orders, whichever is earlier.
UT Administration has given additional charges of various departments to the UT Home Secretary, Mr. Ram Niwas, which include Home Secretary (Police, Prisons and Secretariat Establishment); Secretary, Transport; Secretary, Food & Supplies and Consumer Affairs ; Secretary, Hospitality; Secretary, Technical Education; Secretary, Education; Secretary, Public Relations and Cultural Affairs; Secretary, Law and Justice; Secretary, Tourism; Secretary, Employment; Secretary, Personnel; Secretary, Social Welfare; Secretary, Industries; Secretary, Labour; Secretary, Local Self Government; Secretary, Cooperation; Secretary Health; Secretary, Medical Education & Research; Secretary, House Allotment Committee; Commissioner (Revenue); Chairman, Child and Women Development Corporation; Chairman, Chandigarh Industrial & Tourism Development Corporation Limited; Chairman, Chandigarh Scheduled Caste, Backward Classes and Minorities Financial and Development Corporation; and Chief Vigilance Officer.
In an another order issued today UT Finance Secretary, Mr. Sanjay Kumar will look after the Departments of Housing, Environment & Forests in addition to his own duties.
UT Administration has also relieved Mr. Shurbir Singh, with immediate effect, to enable him to report for duty for his new assignment in Government of Mizoram. Consequent to the relieving of Mr. Shurbir, UT Deputy Commissioner will look after the charge of Director, Food & Supplies and Consumer Affairs and Director Agriculture in addition to his own duties. Whereas, Mrs. Prerna Puri, SDM (S) will take the charge of Agriculture Census Officer, District Agriculture Officer and Nodal Officer (State Agricultural Marketing Board & Modern Terminal Market) in addition to her own duties.
The Chairman, Chandigarh Housing Board, will make internal arrangements for the work pertaining to the post of the Additional Chief Executive Officer (Projects), Chandigarh Housing Board.
Consequent upon the reliving of Mr. S.K. Setia, Director Public Instructions (S), the Administration has transfered Mr. Samwartak Singh Khangwal, from the post of Secretary, Municipal Corporation, Chandigarh to the post of Director Public Instructions (S), UT, Chandigarh.