Bhubaneswar: BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik has appointed 36 general secretaries at the State level with various charges. While Pranab Balabantaray will be in charge of youth affairs, Byomakesh Ray will be in charge of student affairs.
Sasmit Patra, Sudhir Kumar Samal, Bikram Panda and Debesh Acharya are general secretaries in charge of Odisha: Mo.Parivar.
Jogesh Singh, Basanti Hembram, Debasish Marandi and Jagannath Saraka are in charge of tribal empowerment and minority welfare, while Chandra Sarathi Behera, Gitanjali Seth and Snehagini Churia are in charge of SC empowerment.
Sushant Singh, Manohar Randhari, Biswajit Mohanty and Anant Narayan Jena are given the charge of Sasakta Odisha. Purna Chandra Swain, Umakanta Samantray and Rajib Lochan Para are in charge of social welfare.
Dr.Raseswari Panigrahi, Bijaya Kumar Nayak and Shyam Prasad Behera are in charge of regional development while Ayub Khan is in charge of minority affairs. Manas Mangaraj is in charge of media affairs.
Priyadarshi Mishra, Janmejaya Lenka and Satyabrata Patra and Sarda Jena are in charge of art, culture and human resources development, Druba Charan Sahoo and Pramod Jena are in charge of environment.
General secretaries in charge of women empowerment are Rjashree Mallick, Lopamudra Bauxipatra, Srimayee Mishra and Gita Bastia.