Bhubaneswar: The state government today effected a minor reshuffle in the Odisha Administrative Service (OAS) cadre.
As per a notification issued by General Administration and Public Grievance department, as many as seven OAS officers have been transferred to other departments in the reshuffle.
Food Supplies & Consumer Welfare Additional Secretary Subhakanta Mishra is transferred and posted as Steel & Mines Additional Secretary. Similarly, Public Enterprises Additional Secretary Gangadhar Patra is transferred and posted as Food Supplies & Consumer Welfare Additional Secretary, the notification read.
Likewise, Additional Chief Electoral Officer Ramesh Chandra Rout is transferred and posted as Secretary, Bhubaneswar Development Authority. Notably, a notification of Rout’s transfer was issued in May last week regarding his transfer which has been cancelled today.
Balmukunda Bhuyan, who joined in Parliamentary Affairs Department, is posted as General Manager, SC & ST Development Finance Cooperative Corporation Ltd.
On the other hand, Board of Secondary Education, Secretary, Sanjita Das has been transferred and posted as Additional Secretary to RDC (CD) Cuttack replacing Ramasis Hazra.
Hazra has been transferred and posted as Secretary, Board of Secondary Education.
Similarly, Additional Sub-Collector of Puri Lopamudra Mohanty has been transferred and posted as Administrative Officer in OPEPA.