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Minor reshuffle in IAS cadre


OST Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Oct 28:

The state government today effected a minor reshuffle in the senior IAS cadre.

According to a General Administration notification, IAS officer of 1994 batch and commissioner-cum-secretary Santosh Sarangi has been allowed to go on Central deputation. He would take charge as secretary, Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) under the ministry of Commerce.

1997 batch IAS officer and chairman and managing director (CMD) of OMFED Sanjeeb Mishra has been appointed as commissioner-cum-secretary, ST and SC Development. He has also been given additional charge as secretary, Culture.

While commissioner-cum-secretary, Cooperation, Bishnupada Sethi has been given additional charge of Fisheries and Animal Resources Development, 1991 batch IAS officer Sanjay Rastogi has been appointed as CMD of OMFED after his return from Central deputation.

Besides, secretary, Science and Technology Surendra Kumar has been given additional charge of Handloom and Textiles, the notification added.