Jagan govt transfers 17 IPS officers in second rejig in a week

Jagan is currently out on bail, having spent time in jail as an "un-convicted criminal prisoner" in the Chanchalguda Central Prison from May 2012 to September 2013. Photo: PTI

Continuing with the bureaucratic reshuffle, the Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy government in
Andhra Pradesh on Sunday (June 23) transferred 17 IPS officers, five of them for the second time in a week, and gave posting to three other officers who were on wait.

Director general of police-rank IPS officer A R Anuradha of the 1987 batch, who was transferred out last week as principal secretary (Home), has been posted as director
general of Andhra Pradesh State Disaster Response and Fire Services.

Visakhapatnam city police Commissioner Mahesh Chandra Laddha (1998) has been shifted and Rajiv Kumar Meena (1995) posted in his place.

Laddha has been posted as an inspector general of police (personnel) in the state headquarters, according to a Government Order issued by chief secretary LV Subrahmanyam.

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Additional DG-rank officer N Balasubrahmanyam (1994) has been relieved of his charge as CEO e-Pragati and asked to report to the General Administration Department for further
posting.

His batchmate N Sridhar Rao, who is on deputation from Sikkim cadre, has been posted as Additional DG (Welfare and Sports), a newly-created ex-cadre post. Vineet Brijlal (2001) has been posted as IGP, Guntur Range while K Satyanarayana (1998), who is on deputation from UP cadre, has been made IG, Police Transport Organisation.

DIG-rank officer G Srinivas, superintendent of police-rank officers GVK Ashok Kumar, Sarvashresta Tripathi, Vikrant Patil and Koya Praveen were transferred in this round yet again but Praveen has been left out without any fresh posting.

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