ITANAGAR, Jul 10: The state government has ordered the transfer and posting of several All India Service (AIS) and Arunachal Pradesh Civil Service (APCS) officers with immediate effect.

Talo Potom, currently the deputy commissioner of Upper Subansiri district, has been transferred to return as the DC of the Itanagar Capital Region (ICR), replacing Sweta Nagarkoti, who will take over as the DC of Keyi Panyor District, thereby relieving Vivek HP from the additional charge.

Potom was a charismatic presence on social media during his last tenure here, and had gained a massive following. He was also instrumental in resolving several social and political matters without letting issues escalate.

Ibom Tao, who was awaiting posting, has been appointed as the secretary of the State Human Rights Commission, filling a vacant position. Tasso Gambo, currently the additional deputy commissioner of Yomcha, has been appointed as the DC of Upper Subansiri, succeeding Potom.

Bopai Puroik, joint secretary handling Puroik Welfare matters, has been appointed as the DC of Bichom district, thereby relieving Akriti Sagar from the additional charge. Dilip Kumar Chutia, currently ADC in Guwahati, will take on the additional role of joint secretary to the Chief Minister.

Anu Singh, currently special secretary (monitoring & evaluation), has been appointed as OSD in the office of the Divisional Commissioner (West). Singh will continue to draw her salary from her current position.

The order was signed by chief secretary Dharmendra and includes directives for the concerned officials to assume their new roles immediately.