PATIALA: Senior IAS officer of 2010 batch, Sandeep Hans today took over as the new Deputy Commissioner of Patiala. He has assumed office following the transfer of his predecessor Kumar Amit. Kumar Amit formally welcome to his new incumbent before relinquishing his charge.
Earlier, he was working as DC Moga and transferred to Patiala recently. Having graduation in Electronics and Communications Engineering, Sandeep Hans is known for his administrative skills as well as ability to find immediate and appropriate solutions to the problems and grievances of the common man as he has a long experience of working on various adminstrative posts including Chief Administrator, Punjab Urban Development Authority, SAS Nagar, Commissioner Municipal Corporation Mohali and many other coveted posts. He has also served at Patiala as Additional Deputy Commissioner (G) in 2017.
On arriving at Mini Secretariat, Hans was given a guard of honour by the district police before joining. He was formally welcomed by ADC (Urban Development) Gautam Jain, SP (H) Harkamal Kaur, SDM Patran Ankurjit Singh, SDM Patiala Charanjit Singh, Jashanpreet Kaur Gill Estate Officer Patiala Development Authority, SDM Nabha Kannu Garg, Assistant Commissioner (UT) Chandra Jyoti Singh, Assistant Commissioner (General) Jasleen Kaur Bhullar, Assistant Commissioner (Grievances) Kiran Sharma, District Revenue Officer Mukesh Kumar and other officers and staff of the Deputy Commissioner Office.
After assuming office, Sandeep Hans said, “As per the directions of Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi, it would be his prime responsibility to extend the benefits of the Punjab Government’s public welfare schemes to the needy at grass root level and provide transparent, corruption free and pro-people administration to the people”.
The Deputy Commissioner while getting information about the district and the ongoing development works from the district officers directed that the development works should be completed in stipulated time. He also directed the officers and employees to be present in their offices on time and give priority to resolving the grievances of the people on so that no citizen has to be felt unattended in government offices.