Vastavam web: Even though the Election Code is in force in Telangana, Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao began the exercise of reshuffling the State administration after the expansion of his cabinet with the permission of Election Commission. Three non-cadre State senior officials have been appointed as District Collectors. Special Grade Deputy Collector Nasrath Khanam Ayesha, presently working as Joint Collector and Additional District Magistrate (non-cadre) in Khammam was transferred and posted as Collector of Vikarabad district relieving Lokesh Kumar from the FAC. Nalgonda Joint Collector C Narayana Reddy was transferred and posted as Collector to the newly formed Mulugu district duly reliving V Venkateswarlu from the FAC of the said post.
After the expansion of the cabinet, the Chief Minister concentrated on reshuffling the State administration including the transfer of District Collectors. The reshuffle of the officials at the level of special Chief Secretaries and Principal Secretaries appointed in the key departments is also under consideration. K Chandrashekar Rao wanted to appoint an efficient official to each department ensuring the execution and implementation of development and welfare programme in letter and spirit.