12 - 12 - 2019

Manoj Kumar is the new CS of Tripura, Kumar Alok going for leave

Agartala, Nov 29,2019: Incumbent additional chief secretary Manoj Kumar will be the new chief secretary of Tripura. A notification issued on Thursday stated that on assumption of Manoj Kumar as chief secretary, he will hold the charges of the departments like Home (excluding jail and fire service), Finance, general administration including confidential, cabinet, personnel and training. The incumbent Chief Secretary Venakatswarlu is retiring on November 30. Manoj Kumar, 1990 batch - Tripura cadre IAS will take charge on evening  

Besides the notification also mentioned transfer five senior IAS officers of the state administration. Among the transferred officers, that of  Kumar Alok is topic of discussion in the state administration. He was  holding the charge of Home (excluding Jail and Fire Services), GA (C&C), GA(P&T) and Additional Chief Secretary to the Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb is relieved from the charges of Home (excluding jail and fire service) and GA(P&T) departments with effect from November 30th. There is whisper in corridor of in civil secretariat, he was the most powerful officer in state administration. Many officers seems to be happy after the transfer of Kumar Alok, sources in secretariat said. He is going for long leave.

 S.K.Rakesh who hold the posts of additional chief secretary and looking the charges departments like Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare and will hold the charges of Forests and Animal Resources department with effect from November 30.

Shashi Ranjan Kumar, principal secretary of public works and Industries and commerce (IT) departments with additional charges of principal secretary of Governor will also hold the charges of Power department.

Laihlia Darlong, principal secretary of GA(AR), SC welfare department, director of vigilance and chairman of TUTCL will hold the charges of general administration (P & T)

Shailendra Singh (IFS) special secretary of science, technology and environment, co-operation and animal resources development departments is relieved from the charges of Animal Resources Development department with effect from November 30th.