30 May : The BJP govt in Himachal Pradesh effected large-scale administrative reshuffle, ordering transfer and postings of 29 officers including 14 IAS, as many state service officers and one IPS. Deputy Commissioners of five districts have been replaced in the reshuffle, official sources said at Shimla on Saturday.The 1975 batch IAS officer Avay Shukla additional chief secretary (Forest) has been given additional charge of Technical Education Department.
Harinder Hira IAS officer of 1976 batch presently Additional Chief Secretary (Revenue) has been given additional charge of Social Justice & Empowerment while Anil Khachi, chief electoral officer has been given additional charge of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs.
DC (Shimla) Amar Singh Rathore has been replaced by J S Rana who was made DC (Bilaspur) during elections. Rathore has been made director (food, civil supplies and consumer affairs).
Devesh Kumar will be new DC of Chamba while Nandita Gupta will occupy the same post in Bilaspur, B M Nainta (DC, Kullu) and R S Gupta (DC Kangra).
IPS officer Atul Verma presently Deputy Inspector General of Police State Vigilance has been made Mission Director, National Rural Health Mission.