New Deputy Commissioner

bidarDCThe State government posted Anurag Tewari as the new Deputy Commissioner of Bidar district.

The 2007 batch IAS officer is an electrical engineer from Lucknow University. He has served as Assistant Commissioner of Madhugiri, Deputy Commissioner of Kodagu and Deputy Secretary (Finance) in Bengaluru earlier.

He replaces P.C. Jaffer, who has been posted as special project director, Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, Bengaluru. Dr Jaffer was responsible for several development programmes in the educationally-backward district of Bidar. He invited resource persons from English and Foreign Languages University to train teachers from all the 1,350 government primary schools in teaching English.

In 2015 January, Bidar topped the list of districts for clearing over 20,000 applications for mutations of land per month.

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