Published On: Sun, Dec 21st, 2014

HP Govt Promotes Three IAS Officers To Rank Of Additional Chief Secretary

Shimla: Himachal Pradesh government today promoted three principal secretaries to the rank of Additional Chief Secretary with immediate effect.

Principal Secretary Revenue and Forests Tarun Shridhar has been promoted as Additional Chief Secretary.

Principal Secretary Revenue and Forests Tarun Shridhar has been promoted as Additional Chief Secretary.

The names of these officers were cleared at the meeting of the screening committee held on Tuesday while three posts of Additional Secretaries were created by the government one month ago.
Principal Secretary Revenue and Forests Tarun Shridhar, Principal Secretary PWD Narender Chauhan, and Principal Secretary Power and Education P C Dhiman have been promoted as Additional Chief Secretaries, a notification issued by the government said.

With their promotion, all IAS officers of 1984 batch stand promoted and the number of Additional chief secretaries has increased to eight, while former chief secretary had been posted as adviser to the government at Delhi in the same rank.

Earlier, doubts were expressed about promotion of P C Dhiman, against whom prosecution sanction had been sought in HPCA case but finally the government decided to promote him.

PTI

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