T K Pande is new secretary of Finance deptt

Bhubaneswar: In a minor reshuffle, the Odisha government today posted T K Pande as the new principal secretary of finance department, according to a notification issued by the general administration department.

Tuhin Kanta Pande, a 1987 batch IAS officer, was appointed in the finance department after he returned from central deputation.

Similarly, 1993 batch officer Surendra Kumar has been giving additional charge of Information and Public relations, besides his posting as secretary of ScheduleD Tribe and Scheduled Caste and OBC Development department.

A 1996 batch officer Vishal Dev, who is secretary of the women and child development department, has been given additional charge of sports and youth affairs department, the notification said.