Minor reshuffle in top IAS cadre

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Saturday effected a minor reshuffle in the top IAS cadre following the appointment of Aditya Prasad Padhi as the next chief secretary of the state.

According to a General Administration notification, 1983 batch Upendra Nath Behera is new additional chief secretary to chief minister while 1984 batch and additional chief secretary, Finance, R Balakrishnan has been given additional charge of Development Commissioner.

Besides, 1986 batch Vishal Dev has been posted as special secretary, Finance with additional charge of secretary, Women and Child Development, the notification added.