Sunday, July 14, 2024

Odisha Govt Effects Major IAS Reshuffle – N.F Times


Bhubaneswar: The new BJP government in Odisha today effected a major bureaucratic reshuffle transferring as many as nine senior IAS officers and giving them new charges.

According to the notification, Nikunja Bihari Dhal has been appointed as the Chairman of IDCO, along with his current assignment as Additional Chief Secretary to Odisha Chief Minister. The additional appointment of Hemant Sharma, IAS as Chairman, IDCO shall stand terminated from the date N.B. Dhal, IAS takes over.

Surendra Kumar, Additional Chief Secretary to Government, G.A. & P.G. Department with additional charge of ACS to Government, Tourism Department, will remain in additional charge of ACS, Parliamentary Affairs Department.

The additional appointment of G. Mathivathanan, IAS as ACS to Government, Parliamentary Affairs Department shall stand terminated from the date Surendra Kumar, takes over.

1994-batch IAS officer, G. Mathivathanan, ACS to H & U.D. Department, has been appointed as Director General, Training Co-ordination, Gopabandhu Academy of Administration, Bhubaneswar.

The additional appointment of Smt. Anu Garg, IAS as Director General, Training Co-ordination, Gopabandhu Academy of Administration, Bhubaneswar shall stand terminated from the date G. Mathivathanan, takes over.

1995-batch IAS officer, Hemant Sharma, Principal Secy, Industries Department with additional charge of Chairman, IPICOL,  will remain in additional charge of Principal Secy, MS & ME Department.

The additional appointment of Saswat Mishra, IAS as Principal Secy, MS & ME Department shall stand terminated from the date Hemant Sharma, takes over.

1996-batch IAS officer, Saswat Mishra, Principal Secy to Governor with additional charge of Chairman, OSSSC, will remain in additional charge of Principal Secy, Finance Department and Principal Secy, Energy Department.

The additional appointment of Vishal Kumar Dev, IAS as Principal Secretary to Government, Energy Department shall stand terminated from the date Mishra, takes over.

1996-batch IAS officer, Usha Padhee, Principal Secy, SD & TE Department with additional charge of Principal Secy C & T Department, will remain in additional charge of Principal Secy H&UD Department.

1996-batch IAS officer, Vishal Kumar Dev, Principal Secy Finance Department with additional charge of Chairman, GRIDCO and Principal Secy, E & IT Department, has been appointed as Principal Secy, E & IT Department. Dev will also remain in additional charge of Chairman, OFDC.

1999-batch IAS officer Bhaskar Jyoti Sarma, Commissioner, Land Records & Settlement, Odisha, has been appointed as Commissioner-cum-Secretary to Government, Sports & YS Department. The additional appointment of R. Vineel Krishna, IAS as Commissioner-cum-Secretary, Sports & YS Department shall stand terminated from the date Sarma, IAS takes over.

R. Vineel Krishna, IAS (RR-2005), Special Secretary to Chief Minister, Odisha, has been appointed as Commissioner, Land Records & Settlement, Odisha. The post of Commissioner, Land Records & Settlement, Odisha is declared equivalent in status and responsibility to the post of Commissioner-cum-Secretary to Government provided in the IAS Cadre of the State.


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