As the number of coronavirus cases continues to rise in Mumbai, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has made some massive administrative changes.
BMC Commissioner Praveen Pardeshi has been shunted out amid rising coronavirus cases in the city and Iqbal Chahal, who is currently the Principal Secretary of the Urban Development Department, has been appointed as the new BMC Commissioner.
Pardeshi has been transferred as additional CS in the urban development department.
Not only the BMC Commissioner, the civic body also has a new additional municipal commissioner. On Friday, former Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Ltd MD Ashwini Bhide was appointed as the additional municipal commissioner BMC. She replaces Jayashree Bose who has now been appointed as the MD Maharashtra Small Scale Industries Development Corporation.
Apart from that, former Thane Municipal Commissioner Sanjeev Jaiswal has been appointed as the new additional commissioner of BMC, replacing present incumbent Abasaheb Jarhad. Jarhad incidentally now becomes the new relief and rehabilitation secretary.
Relief and Rehabilitation Secretary Kishorraje Nimbalkar has been transferred as the Public Works Department Secretary, replacing Manoj Saunik. Saunik had been looking after Public Works and Finance Departments. He will now be the additional CS Finance Department.
The transfer order dated May 8, also adds that Jayshree Bhoj, currently the Additional Municipal Commissioner, Greater Mumbai Municipal Corporation has been posted as the Managing Director, MSSIDC, Mumbai.