Shimla: The Himachal Pradesh government today elevated R S Negi as the Director of Information and Public Relations (IPR), relieving Dinesh Malhotra of additional charge.
Negi was the Additional Director of IPR.
The government also gave to S S Negi the charge of Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (PCCF), following superannuation of S P Vasudeva.
The charge of Director, Agriculture was given to Joint Director Romesh.
Arvind Mehta, an IAS officer of 1984-batch, has been appointed additional chief secretary (Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Fisheries) on repatriation from central deputation, while Rajesh Sharma has been appointed Director (Industries) in place of Amit Kashyap, who has been shifted to the post of special secretary (Sainik Welfare).