Originally Posted by sharadphadke - Post# 15
Who's roll is to transfer application? PA can not transfer so has to be done by ACPIO or CPIO.
Roll of PIO start from receipt of application and hence he has to do transfer.
Any tom dick or harry can do it. Even if he is not a PIO/APIO.

Now even the "Nodal Officers" are in place in every PA. These Extra Constitutional Authorities, in fact, do this.