KPSC gets new secretary, exam controller

The State government on Tuesday appointed Manoj Kumar Meena, an IAS officer of the 2003 batch, as the secretary of the Karnataka Public Service Commission (KPSC), Bangalore. Another IAS officer R Venkatesh Kumar has been posted as the Controller of Examination of the KPSC, which has been facing charges of corruption and irregularities in recruitment of gazetted probationers.

The two are among the six IAS officers and 10 IPS officers who were transferred by the government on Tuesday. The new postings of the other IAS officers are: Ritvik Ranjanam Pandey, deputy commissioner, Bijapur;  Shivayogi C Kalasad, commissioner, Land Acquisition (R&R), Upper Krishna Project, Bagalkot; M V Savithri, managing director, Karnataka Food & Civil Supplies Corporation Limited, Bangalore and K R Sundar, managing director, Gulbarga Electricity Supply Company Limited, Gulbarga.

The IPS officers who have been transferred are: Bhaskar Rao, Inspector General of Police, Northern Range, Belgaum; KSR Charan Reddy, Inspector General of Police, Training, Bangalore; B A Mahesh, Superintendent of Police, Lokayukta; Iswarachandra Vidyasagar, Assistant Inspector General of Police, Crimes, Bangalore; Abhishek Goyal, Superintendent of Police, Lokayukta; Shanthanu Sinha, Superintendent of Police, Dakshina Kannada; Iada Martin Marbaniang, Superintendent of Police, Bagalkot; K T Balakrishna, Deputy Commandant General, Home Guards & Ex-officio Deputy Director of Civil Defence, Bangalore; H R Bagawan Das: Superintendent of Police and Principal, Police Training College, Gulbarga, and S Rangaswamy Naik, Superintendent of Police, Intelligence, Bangalore.

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