Bhubaneswar, Dec 19:
The Odisha government on Thursday effected a minor reshuffle in the IAS cadre.
According to a General Administration notification, Director, Ayush and Homeopathy, Dhiren Patnaik has been posted as the collector of Puri while Malkangiri collector M Muthukumar is the new collector of Balangir in place of D Prasanth Kumar Reddy who is the new collector Malkangiri.
Besides, senior OAS officer and director, Consumer Affairs and controller, Legal Metrology, Hemanta Kumar Padhi has been posted as collector of Nayagarh, the notification said.
Puri collector Naba Kumar Nayak has been appointed as director Ayush and Homeopathy.
Nayagarh collector Muralidhar Barik is the new director, Consumer Affairs, and controller, Legal Metrology.