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The number of UP cadre IAS officers seeking VRS is increasing by the day as one more officer Suresh Chandra (IAS: 1989: UP), Additional Chief Secretary, Labour Department, has sought VRS. He was appointed as Vice Chairman Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission and was expected to take charge next month but instead sought VRS. Chandra is scheduled to retire in January 2023.
In past three months or so five IAS officers – Sreenivasulu (IAS: 2005: UP), Vidya Bhushan (IAS: 2008: UP), Renuka Kumar (IAS: 1987: UP), Juthika Patankar (IAS: 1988: UP), Vikas Gothawal (IAS: 2003: UP) – have sought VRS. Renuka Kumar has already been allowed VRS.