Raipur: Soon after his retirement on Monday, Chhattisgarh government on Monday appointed IAS officer RP Mandal as Chairman of Nava Raipur Atal Nagar Vikas Pradhikaran.
The appointment order issued by state government stated that as per the relevant Act, Rajendra Prasad Mandal has been given contractual appointment as chairman of NRANVP till further orders. It has also been stated in the order that fresh order will be issued further regarding his service conditions.
Meanwhile, the state government has sent a letter to the central government for extension of Mandal's service for six months citing the difficult situation arising out of corona pandemic in state. However, the said proposal was rejected, following which the state appointed Amitabh Jain as the new chief secretary.