– globalbihari bureau
New Delhi: IAS officer Palka Sahni has been appointed as the Resident Commissioner of Bihar Bhawan in New Delhi on Wednesday. She took charge as the new RC replacing Vipin Kumar.
She served as the ‘Special Resident Commissioner’ of Bihar during lockdown to tackling the concerns of migrant laborers of Bihar stranded in various Indian states during after the lockdown.
Mrs. Sahni has served as the District Magistrate (DM) of three districts (Jehanabad, Khagaria, Nalanda) in Bihar. She has also been the first MD of ‘South Bihar Electricity Distribution Department’. Her efforts strengthened the power distribution infrastructure along with the massive improvement in power availability in the state. She has led the ‘Bihar State Electronics Development Corporation Limited’ and led from the front in execution of IT programs.