Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, 14 January
HCS (Haryana Administrative Services) officer Sudhanshu Gautam of 2013 batch in Haryana will now serve in CMO (Chief Minister’s Office). The government has appointed him the new Special Executive Officer (OSD) of the Chief Minister. He has been appointed to the vacant post. HCS officer Satish Saini is also currently serving as CMD’s OSD in CMO. Saini has the work of transfers and deputation etc. of officers and employees of various departments and board-corporations. Apart from ministers and legislators of the coalition government, MPs and senior leaders are angry over the delay in transfers. This thing has also arisen in front of the Chief Minister many times. MLAs have also raised this matter in the party legislature party meeting. It is believed that Gautam’s entry is due to this reason.
Sudhanshu Gautam was on deputation to the Union Territory of Chandigarh. Last month the government called him back from Chandigarh. He has since been awaiting appointment orders. It is said that he was called back from Chandigarh only because of his appointment to the post of OSD. It is possible that in the next few days, he will be assigned to work in the Chief Minister’s office related to the Badli. He has also been a Joint Director in the Public Relations Department.