The state government on Tuesday ordered transfer of some top IAS officers. The District Magistrate of West Midnapore, N S Nigam, has now been shifted to South 24-Parganas. He is being replaced by Darjeeling DM Surendra Gupta. M K Gandhi, meanwhile, has been asked to fill Gupta’s position. Sanjay Bansal will replace Somesh Bhattacharya as DM of Nadia. Bhattacharya has been made Joint Secretary (C&I). The incumbent DM of South 24-Parganas, Khalil Ahmed, will now be Director, ESI.