Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government Thursday prompted information and public relations joint director Niranjan Sethi to the rank of director and posted him as director (technical) in the same department.

Sethi during his 30 years of career as public relations professional has served Odisha governor, chief minister and chief electoral officer of Odisha.

Following chief minister Naveen Patnaik’s direction to expedite decision regarding employees promotions under the 5T initiatives, the government has promoted Sethi to the post of director technical taking his experience and efficiency in public relations management.