Bhubaneswar, 1/1 (AO Bureau): In a major development, the Odisha government inflicted major bureaucratic changes on the new year. IAS Officer R Vineel Krishna is appointed as the Special Secretary to Chief Minister.
He is currently is currently serving as the Managing Director of Odisha Mining Corporation Ltd with the additional charge of Director of Sports Department, MD of OMECL and OSD in the office of the Chief Minister (COVID Management).
2007-batch IAS officer Balwant Singh, who is currently posted as the Collector of Puri district, as the MD of Odisha Mining Corporation replacing Vineel Krishna.
Samarth Verma is appointed as the Collector of Puri district. The 2011-batch IAS officer is currently serving as the Collector of Kendrapara district.
2015-batch IAS officer Amrit Ruturaj, the PD, Rayagada DRDA, has been appointed as the Collector of Kendrapara.
Rayagada Collector Pramod Kumar Behera (OAS officer), has been appointed as the Additional Secretary in the Revenue & Disaster Management Department of Odisha Government.
Jagatsinghpur Collector Saroj Kumar Mishra is appointed as the Collector of Rayagada district.
Md. Sadique Alam, the ED of CMGI, Bhubaneswar has been allowed to remain in an additional charge of Director, Industries. T