The Jammu and Kashmir government ordered transfers in the administration.
According to a Government Order No 1723-GAD of 2018, issued by the General Administration Department (GAD, Shaleen Kabra, IAS(JK:1992), Chief Electoral Officer, J&K and Principal Secretary to the Government, Election Department, is recalled and posted as Principal Secretary to the Government, Industries and Commerce Department.
The officer shall assume the charge after relinquishing the charge of the Chief Electoral Officer, J&K on 12.12.2018.
He shall also hold the additional charge of Principal Secretary to the Government, Housing and Urban Development Department to look after the work of Smart Cities and proposed new Jammu/Srinagar Metropolitan Regional Development Authorities, till further orders.
Reva Kumari Secretary to the Government, Ladakh Affairs Department was transferred and posted as Secretary to the Government, ARI and Trainings Department, relieving Manoj Kumar Dwivedi, Commissioner/Secretary to the Government, Department of Forest, Ecology, and Environment of the additional charge of the post.
Rigzian Sampheal, IAS (UP:2003), Secretary to the Government, Tourism Department, shall hold the charge of the post of Administrative Secretary, Ladakh Affairs Department, in addition to his own duties, till further orders.