Bhubaneswar: In a minor reshuffle in the top echelon of the state bureaucracy, the state government shifted additional chief secretary GVV Sharma from higher education department as member Board of Revenue.
Bishnupada Sethi, principal secretary rural development and managing director Odisha State Disaster Management Authority(OSDMA), is the new principal secretary higher education. Sethi, however would continue as MD of OSDMA.
The tourism principal secretary, Mona Sharma, is the new rural development principal secretary.
Vishal Kumar Dev, secretary Sports & Youth Affairs and managing director of
Odisha Hydro Power Development Corproation (OHPC), has been given additional charge of Tourism and Culture.
Handloom, Textile & Handicraft additional secretary Purushottam Sahu has been posted as additional secretary in Health & Family Welfare department. Goswami Golam Debata, secretary Board of Revenue, will hold the additional charge of Inspector General of Registration (IGR).
Saroj Samal has been posted as managing director Civil Supplies Corporation with additional charge of managing director Odisha State Warehousing Corporation(OSWC) . He will replace Niranjan Nayak, who has been posted as managing director Odisha Lift Irrigation Corporation (OLIC) .
V. Jaya Kumar has been posted as joint secretary in Planning & Convergence department while Yeddula Vijaya has been posted as under secretary in Home department.