IAS Rama Raman will remain Noida CEO, UP govt tells Allahabad High Court
Allahabad: The Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday informed the Allahabad High Court that it has decided to retain senior IAS officer Rama Raman in Noida as CEO of Noida Authority.
This information was provided by the chief standing counsel Ramesh Upadhyay, as the bench hearing the issue of transfer of Rama Raman, consisting of chief justice DB Bhosale and justice Yashwant Varma, had on the last occasion asked the state government to apprise the bench as to whether the government is ready and willing to transfer Rama Raman or not.
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The Court after the statement made on behalf of state government started to hear the case on merits. The government during the course of argument pointed out to the bench that the retaining of the CEO Noida, Rama Raman is necessary as the scheme for running next phase of the metro trains will commence from March 2017 and for that his continuation at Noida is necessary.
The judges after hearing the argument of respective parties deferred the hearing of this case till August 19 and have asked the state government to place the transfer policy of the IAS officers and the rules if any which governs the field.
It might be recalled that during the summer vacation in June 2016, a division bench of this Court had restrained IAS officer Rama Raman from working as CEO of and chairman of Noida, Greater Noida and Jamuna Expressway.