Bhubaneswar: Odisha is going to host one of the biggest meeting of top people in civil aviation sectors in the country, here on Wednesday.

In fact, Odisha cadre IAS officer Usha Padhee, who is now the joint secretary in the ministry of civil aviation, has played a key role in organising this kind of high-profile meeting in Odisha.

The chief executives of several national and international airlines will participate in the meeting. The union civil aviation secretary, Pradeep Singh Kharola, and chairman of Airport Authority of India (AAI), Arvind Singh, will grace the meeting.

The meeting, which will be held in Mayfair Hotel Convention Hall, will be inaugurated by chief minister Naveen Patnaik. State commerce and transport minister Padmanabha Behera will grace the occasion.