Odisha removes senior IAS Taradatt as KBK administrator

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government today replaced senior IAS officer Taradatt with Ashok Tripathy as the chief administrator of KBK region.

The 1983 batch officer has been appointed as the full-time director general of Gopabandhu Academy of Administration, the post which he was holding as an additional responsibility.

Official sources said the officer will however continue to be as the member of Board of Revenue.

In April, the Odisha government had shifted Taradatt as the DG of the training academy from additional chief secretary (revenue).