Kerala’s top bureaucracy has been reshuffled, with seven districts receiving new Collectors.

The Kerala Left administration reshuffled over 30 IAS officers on Wednesday, a huge reshuffle in the state’s top bureaucracy. Notably, seven district collectors and the Chief Electoral Officer have been replaced. Teeka Ram Meena, the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), has been transferred and appointed as the Planning and Economic Affairs Department’s Additional Chief Secretary. Meanwhile, Sanjay M Kaul, a Kerala cadre IAS officer, has been appointed CEO of Kerala.

Dr Divya S Iyer, the Mission Director of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme, has been appointed Pathanamthitta District Collector, succeeding Dr Narasimhugari TL Reddy, who has been appointed District Collector of Kozhikode. Seeram Sambasiva Rao, the Kozhikode Collector’s replacement, has been transferred and installed as Director, Survey and Land Records Department. He will also be the Managing Director of Kerala State Information Technology Infrastructure Limited (KSITIL).

Sheeba George, the Director of the Social Justice Department, has been appointed as the Collector of the Idukki District. H Dinesan, who previously held the position, has been selected as the next Director of the Panchayat Department. Meanwhile, Dr. PK Jayasree, who formerly served as Panchayat Department Director, has been named Kottayam District Collector. Anjana M, who formerly served as Kottayam Collector, has been appointed as the Joint Secretary, General Administration (AIS) Department. She will also be the full-time Director of the Social Justice Department. Haritha V Kumar, who formerly served as AIS’s Joint Secretary, has been appointed as Thrissur District Collector.

Jafar Malik has been appointed as the new Collector of Ernakulam. S Suhas, who formerly held the position, has been promoted as Managing Director, Roads and Bridges Development Corporation of Kerala Ltd. Jafar Malik previously held the position. Bhandari Swagat Ranveerchand, who formerly served as Director of Industries and Commerce, has been named Kasaragod District Collector. Dr D Sajith Babu, the previous Collector of Kasaragod, has been appointed Director of Civil Supplies Department.

Jafar Malik has been appointed as the new Collector of Ernakulam. S Suhas, who formerly held the position, has been promoted as Managing Director, Roads and Bridges Development Corporation of Kerala Ltd. Jafar Malik previously held the position. Bhandari Swagat Ranveerchand, who formerly served as Director of Industries and Commerce, has been named Kasaragod District Collector. Dr D Sajith Babu, the previous Collector of Kasaragod, has been appointed Director of Civil Supplies Department.

Biju Prabhakar, the Secretary of the Social Justice Department, has been appointed Secretary of Transport. According to the order issued by Chief Secretary V P Joy, the official will also serve as Chairman and Managing Director of Kerala State Road Transport Corporation Ltd.

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