<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>The urban development minister of Rajasthan Shrichand Kriplani is all set to also chair the state housing board under his department. He will replace senior IAS Umesh Kumar who has been transferred to chairperson of the Rajasthan Tax board, Ajmer.According to reports, the urban development department has issued necessary orders in this regard on directions from the chief minister’s office. It is probably for the first time that a sitting minister has been trusted with the responsibility.The appointment of urban development minister Shrichand Kriplani, on the chair has shattered hopes of various bureaucrats aspiring to hold the ‘valuable’ post. This also ends possibilities of a political appointment on the post as the assembly elections are scheduled next year. However, this also indicates for radical changes at the board which has long been losing on grounds of corruption within.

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Shrichand Kriplani to chair Housing Board