Govt promotes 49 IAS, IPS officials

Hyderabad: The State government today took a major decision of giving promotions to 49 top officials amid poll code. The government took permission from the Election Commission in this regard and gave promotions to 26 IAS and 23 IPS officers in Telangana State.

To this effect, the government also released 15 GOs and informed the officials concerned on the same. The promotions of special chief secretary include three in Central services and three State services. Five officials’ promotions including – one as principal secretary, four as secretaries, six additional secretaries. Also the government gave promotions to five as joint secretaries, one as principal secretary and four deputy secretaries. Of five IPS officers four got promotions as IG posts and seven as DIGs and six as senior scale officers and one officer in Central service also got promotion as IG.

The government issued orders to those 2006 batch IPS officials got promotions are Karthikeya, Ramesh Naidu, Satyanarayana, Sumathi, Srinivasulu, Venkateshawar Rao. Also 2005 batch IPS officials got promotions as DIGs are Avinash Mahanthi, Viswha Prasad and M Ramesh.