Mrunal Manmay Dash

The Odisha government on Saturday appointed new Commissioner for the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC).

As per a circular issued by the General Administration Department, incumbent Commissioner Vijay Amruta Kulange has been replaced by 2005 batch IAS, Rajesh Pravakar Patil.

Patil is currently serving as the Commissioner cum Secretary to Government, Co-operation Department. He has the additional charge of Special Secretary, Housing & Urban Development Department.

“Rajesh Pravakar Patil is hereby posted as Commissioner Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation. Patil is allowed to remain in additional charge of Commissioner cum Secretary to Government, Co-operation Department and Special Secretary Housing & Urban Development Department, Bhubaneswar,” read the official circular.

Kulange (IAS, RR-2013) is currently on leave for a month. His posting details will be confirmed after he returns from the leave.