Kumar has now been given the charge of the Home Department.
Kumar, a 1986 batch IAS officer, was holding the additional charge of the Home Department for the past few months.
A notification by the State General Administration Department (GAD) said Kumar has now been made ACS of the Home Department.
Vipul Mitra, another 1986 batch officer currently serving as ACS of Labor and Employment, has been transferred as ACS in Panchayat, Rural Housing and Rural Development Department.
Mitra will replace AK Rakesh. Rakesh was made ACS of GAD.