Bhubaneswar, June 5 (Local Wire): The state government has now relieved close to 10 IAS officers from their additional Coronavirus related duties which were earlier given to them.
“Some of the senior officers engaged in Coronavirus duty have been spared to attend to their original administrative responsibilities.
They performed very well under trying circumstances.
We thank them for their dedication,” Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy said in a tweet today.
This also included IAS officer Hemant Sharma who was relived from the purchasing committee a few days ago.
Following are the details of the officials with their existing posts and additional duties earlier assigned to them.
NAME- EXISTING POST
ADDITIONAL ROLE HANDLED
Anu Garg- Principal Secretary,Labour and ESI – IEC Activities for Coronavirus
R Vineel Krishan- MD, Odisha Mining Corporation- OSD to Chief Adviser, CMO
Surendra Kumar- Principal Secretary, Water Resource Dept -Nodal Officer for movement of essential commodities for Odisha
Vishal Dev- Secretary,Tourism & Sports -OSD to Chief Secretary & Special Secretary, Health Department
Krishan Kumar- Secretary,Works Department- In-charge of Coronavirus Digital Response System for operation of 104 call centre and portal created for mandatory registration of persons returning to Odisha from abroad
Aravind Agrawal- Director, Women and Child Development – To assist Principal Secretary, Health Department
Sachin Jadhav- Director, Tourism -OSD to Chief Secretary
Bhupender Poonia -State Project Director, OSEPA -To assist Principal Secretary Health Department on Coronavirus
Rashmita Panda- Director, Employment and CEO Odisha Skill Development Authority- To assist Principal Secretary of Women and Child Development & Mission Shakti