Finally, some bureaucrats submit property list

Bhubaneswar: After repeated reminders from the Centre to submit property list, some state cadre Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers have filed their property details.

As per reports, state finance secretary Jugal Kishore Mohapatra has the least asset (as per the list) on his name. He possesses a 3BHK flat. His present salary is Rs 75, 000 per month. Tourism secretary Ashok Tripathy who gets Rs 76, 000 salary per month owns two houses at Palaspalli and Unit-III area here. Similarly, Home secretary Upendranath Behera has agricultural plot of 0.350 acre and 0.188 acre on his son’s name at Mahanga in Cuttack. Besides, a two-storied building at Patia, one residential plot at Bidanasi in Cuttack and Bharatpur each are registered on his name.

IDCO CMD Priyabrat Patnaik who gets monthly salary of Rs 79, 000 owns two plots and a house in state capital. In addition to this, he gets a rent of Rs 14. 40 lakh annually from his two-storied house at Jaidev Vihar. This apart, he has a residential plot at Suryanagar; 15 acre mango farm which has been inherited.

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s principal secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi owns two properties—a flat in New Delhi and a plot at Chandaka in Bhubaneswar. He also possesses a flat at Laxmisagar area in Bhubaneswar registered on his father’s name.

Panchayatiraj secretary Surendranath Tripathy has two residential plots and two houses. The two plots are—200 sq meter at Greater Noida in New Delhi and 350 sq meter at Kalinganagar. He has one house at Greater Noida and another at Chandrasekharpur in Bhubaneswar.

Similarly, Ashok Dalwai, who has served a long time at Steel and Mines department and presently working in Central project Adhaar, owns a 2400 sq ft house at Dharwad and has inherited one-fourth of his parental house at Belgaum district in Karnataka.

The Forests and Environment secretary Aurobinda Behera who gets a monthly salary of Rs 77, 999 has a house in New Delhi and 80 decimal plot at Pahala.

The property lists of bureaucrats who are on Central deputation are:

Senior IAS officer Asit Tripathy has an under construction house at Chandrasekharpur area here, three residential plots and 0.541 acre agricultural land on the outskirts of the city. Hrushikesh Panda owns a flat at Dwarka in New Delhi which was purchased in 1992 at Rs 5.50 lakh. Besides, he had also purchased a flat at Keshura in 2007 at a cost of Rs 5.10 lakh. He has also inherited a property in his ancestral village in Bhadrak. He inherited one-fifth of a joint property worth Rs 5 lakh.