Bhubaneswar, June 27 (LocalWire): In an administrative reshuffle, the state government has now appointed the District Forest Officer (DFO) of Dhenkanal Bimal Acharya as the new Deputy Director of Nandankanan Zoological Park.
The change in the guards was a part of an administrative decision to transfer a number of DFOs to new places.
Acharya will now replace Jayant Das who had been the deputy director of NZP for a long time.
As per the decision, eight DFOs were transferred and three assistant conservators of forest (ACFs) were promoted to the post of DFO.
Incumbent deputy director Jayant Das meanwhile will join the Odisha Mineral Bearing Areas Development Corporation as its General Manager (Operations).