Punjab government tonight ordered transfers and postings of 15 IAS and one PCS officer with immediate effect.

Among transfer of senior IAS officers, D P Reddy has been posted as Principal Secretary Finance while Anurag Aggarwal has been shifted from Secretary Power, MD PIDB and given the charge of Financial Commissioner Taxation.

IAS officer R Venkat Ratnam has been transferred as Principal Secretary Transport with additional charge of FC Appeals.

Venu Prasad has been appointed as Secretary power and MD PIDB, said an official release.

Excise and Taxation Commissioner Anurag Verma has been given the additional charge of Secretary Information and Public Relations relieving Karan Avtar Singh of additional charge.

Secretary Vigilance Vivek Partap Singh has been given the additional charge of Secretary sports.

Dipirva Lakra has been posted as additional secretary home.

Ashwani Kumar has been transferred as Director State Transport and Principal Secretary to Deputy Chief Minister.

MS Jaggi has been shifted as Deputy Commissioner Faridkot.

Among other IAS officers who were transferred are Rupanjali Karthik, Amit Kumar, Neelima, Adapa Karthik, Vipul Ujwal and Sumeet Jarangal.

One PCS officer T P Singh has been posted as ADC (G) Amritsar