Odisha Govt Effects Bureaucratic Reshuffle In IAS Cadre
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government Tuesday effected a minor reshuffle in the bureaucracy involving five senior IAS officers.
According to a notification issued by the General Administration and Public Grievance department, Parag Gupta has been appointed as the Chairman of Odisha Forest Development Corporation Ltd, Bhubaneswar, a post equivalent in status and responsibility to the post of Chief Secretary. The additional appointment of Mona Sharma as OFDC Chairman shall stand terminated from the date Gupta takes over.
1993-batch IAS officer Surendra Kumar Principal Secretary to Government, Steel & Mines Department with additional charge of Chairman, Cuttack Development Authority (CDA) is allowed to remain in additional charge of Chairman, Odisha Mining Corporation Ltd., Bhubaneswar in addition to his own duties.
G Mathivathanan, Principal Secretary to Government, H & US Department with an additional charge of Principal Secretary to Government, Parliamentary Affairs Department is allowed to remain in additional charge of CDA Chairman in addition to his own duties. The additional appointment of Surendra Kumar as CDA Chairman shall stand terminated from the date Mathivathanan takes over.
Similarly, 2010-batch IAS officer Mansi Nimbhal, is the new Member Secretary, OSAM Board, Bhubaneswar – a post equivalent in status and responsibility to the post of Joint Secretary – along with the additional charge of MD, TDCCOL, Bhubaneswar.
Among others, Yeddula Vijay serving as the Deputy Secretary in the Planning & Convergence Department has been given additional charge of Chief Executive, OREDA, Bhubaneswar in addition to his own duties.
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