Narendra Bhooshan, a 1992-batch IAS officer, who is currently CEO of the Greater Noida Industrial Development Authority (GNIDA), has been appointed as the Officer in-charge for Gautam Buddh Nagar district amidst Coronavirus cases which are on the rise.
The move come to the fore a day after Gautam Buddh Nagar District Magistrate BN Singh was transferred after Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath visited the district and found lackadaisical response of authority on COVID-19. Special Secretary, Planning Suhas LY has been posted as the new District Magistrate of Gautam Buddh Nagar.
Announcing Singh’s transfer, Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary R K Tiwari said that a departmental inquiry has also been initiated against him.
“District Magistrate BN Singh has been removed and attached to the Board of Revenue. A departmental inquiry has also been initiated against him. The infrastructure and industrial development commissioner has been asked to initiate the probe against him,” Tiwari said.