Bhopal: Odisha-born Sudhi Ranjan Mohanty, an IAS officer of the 1982 batch, has been appointed the Chief Secretary of Madhya Pradesh, an official said on Monday.
A directive issued by Principal Secretary of Personnel Administration Rashmi Arun said Mohanty will replace the outgoing Chief Secretary B.S. Singh, who retired on Monday.
Mohanty, currently the president of state Secondary Education Board, will take charge on Tuesday (January 1).
Mohanty, who was Managing Director of MP State Industrial Development Corporation (MPSIDC) from January 20, 2000 to January 8, 2004, was one of the accused in the multi-crore Inter Corporate Deposits Scheme scam.