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Panvel municipal chief, 24 other IAS officers transferred

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

The government today transferred 25 IAS officers, including municipal commissioner Sudhakar Shinde, against whom a no-confidence motion was passed in the BJP-ruled civic body last month.

The had last week issued an order suspending the no-confidence motion passed against Shinde in the civic body in adjoining Raigad district.

The order, which praised the work done by Shinde in Panvel, was issued by the urban development department, which is headed by

Shinde's working style had not gone down well the BJP corporators, who said he took unilateral decisions and was not inclined to consult the elected representatives.

On March 26, the corporation's general body had passed the resolution amidst protest by opposition parties.

Among the other IAS officers transferred is Pune Collector Dr Saurav Rao, who has been appointed the Pune Municipal Commissioner.

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First Published: Mon, April 16 2018. 15:45 IST