Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Jul 1:
The Odisha government today effected a minor reshuffle in the senior IAS cadre.
According to a notification issued by the General Administration department, principal secretary, General Administration and Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) GVV Sarma has been given additional charge of Managing Director, Odisha State Disaster Management Agency (OSDMA) and the Department of Administrative Reforms.
CJ Venugopal is appointed as the principal secretary to the Governor with the additional charge of Science and Technology department.
While Vijay Arora is appointed as the secretary,Public Enterprises, Ranjana Chopra will tak charge as secretary, School & Mass Education, the notification said.
The reshuffle had become necessary after four Odisha cadres officers went on Central deputation. While School and Mass Education secretary Usha Padhee has been appointed joint secretary in the Civil Aaviation department in the Union government, her husband and Tourism & Culture secretary has been appointed joint secretary in the Fertiliers.
Parag Gupta, who was pirncipal secretary to the Governor has now been appointed join secretary in the Union Food Processing department.