Bhubaneswar, January 2 (Local Wire) Odisha government-appointed Nikunja Bihari Dhal as the secretary of the Health and Family Welfare department as a part of a minor bureaucratic reshuffle effected on Thursday.
The incumbent secretary Dr. Pramod Kumar Maherda has been posted as Commissioner-cum-Secretary of Commerce and Transport Department.
He has been given additional charge as Special Secretary in Agriculture and Farmers’ Empowerment Department.
Similarly chief executive officer (CEO) of central electricity supply utility (CESU) Arun Bothra has been given additional charge of managing director Odisha State Road Transport Corporation (OSRTC).
Rourkela Municipal Corporation Yeddula Vijay has been appointed as Deputy Secretary of Planning and Convergence Department.
Dibya Jyoti Parida, serving as Deputy Secretary in Health and FW Department has been transferred as Commissioner, Rourkela Municipal Corporation along with the additional charge of CEO, Rourkela Smart City Limited.