A total of 76 IAS officers have secured cadre transfer since January 2014, the Department of Personal and Training (DoPT) has said in response to a Right to Information sought by Lucknow based activist Dr. Nutan Thakur.
Of these, 24 offices got cadre changed from the North Eastern States. Out of this, nine were from Assam-Meghalaya , four from Manipur,four from Tripura and seven from Nagaland.
During these four years, three IAS officers got their cadre changed from Sikkim while six got their cadre changed from Jammu and Kashmir.Interestingly, not a single IAS officer got his cadre changed to any of these cadres know as being tough and unattractive.
In contrast, a maximum of 12 IAS officers each got their cadre transferred to Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh, while 8 IAS officers had cadre changed to AGMUT cadre, which includes Delhi and 7 IAS officers had their cadre changed to Haryana.