Bhopal: At a time, when the Kamal Nath government is sinking by every passing day, the Congress government is out for appointments in haste. Amid the political trouble, IPS officer Vivek Johri, hand-picked by the state government was made to join days ago as the DGP. Johri was DG BSF on deputation and his services were returned to MP on the request of state government.
On Monday, senior IAS officer M Gopal Reddy the new Chief Secretary joined in haste and outgoing CS SR Mohanty was appointed as Director General of Administration Academy Bhopal. Mohanty a trusted aide of CM Kamal Nath has applied for voluntary retirement and is expected to be appointed as Chairman of MP Electricity Regulatory Authority. On the same day, Abhay Tiwari, head of Congress IT Cell in MP, was elevated as chairman of MP Youths’ Commission. This was an appointment awaited since 2009 when the BJP government was in power.
Besides, on Monday, Shobha Oza, the Congress media cell in charge of Madhya Pradesh was appointed as chairperson of MP Women’s Commission. Oza joined in the new capacity in Tuesday. The post was vacant for last one year. On Tuesday, another Congress leader JP Dhanopia was appointed as chairperson of State Backward Classes Commission.
The state government had also appointed members in Public Service Commission of MP. Besides, in the last few days, the Kamal Nath government has reshuffled IAS and IPS officers. The most important was removal of pro Scindia officers posted in Gwalior-Chambal region soon after Scindia had joined BJP.