Bhubaneswar, August 30 (LocalWire) Odisha government on Friday effected reshuffle of departments of nine senior IAS officers while appointing Pradeep Kumar Jena Special Relief Commissioner (SRC).
Principal Secretary, Rural Development department Jena will hold the additional charge of SRC and Managing Director of Odisha State Disaster Management Authority (OSDMA).
Bishnupada Sethi, who was officiating as the SRC and MD, OSDMA, was appointed as the new Energy Department Secretary with additional charge of CMD, Odisha Hydro Power Corporation (OHPC).
Principal secretary, rural development department, Mona Sharma has been appointed as Forest & Environment Department Secretary.
Senior bureaucrat Hemant Sharma has been posted as Industries Department Secretary with additional charge of MSME Department Secretary and CMD, IPICOL.
Principal Secretary Industries Department Sanjeev Chopra was posted as Principal Secretary, Home Department with additional charge of Principal Secretary, General Administration & Public Grievance Department.
Agriculture and Farmers’ Empowerment Department Secretary Saurabh Garg was additional administrative responsibilities of CMD, GRIDCO and OPTCL, and CEO, OCPL.
While Chithra Arumugam was appointed as School & Mass Education Department Secretary, Water Resources Department Special Secretary Vishal Gagan has been given additional charge of Secretary of the same department.
Aravind Agrawal, Director, Social Welfare, has been entrusted with additional charge of Additional Secretary, General Administration & Public Grievance Department.