February 17, 2022
The Odisha government has effected a reshuffle at the senior bureaucratic level. According to a notification issued by the General Administration & Public Grievance Department on Tuesday 1989 batch IFS officer Sanjeev Kumar Chadha on his return from Central deputation has been appointed as Special Secretary Agriculture & Farmers’ Empowerment Department. In addition to that, he has been given additional charge of Special Secretary Cooperation Department and Director, Agriculture Marketing and ex-officio Member Secretary OSAM Board.
Similarly, 2007 batch IAS officer Aravind Agrawal, Director Social Welfare, Women & Child Development Department with an additional charge of Managing Director, Mahila Vikas Samabaya Nigam has been allowed to remain in an additional charge of Director, Rural Development in addition to his own duties.
Besides, 2013 batch IAS officer Shubham Saxena Joint Secretary Agriculture & Farmers’ Empowerment Department has been appointed as Director Minor Minerals, Revenue & Disaster Management Department. He has been allowed to remain in an additional charge of Joint Secretary Agriculture & Farmers’ Empowerment Department in addition to his own duties.
The Monsoon season of the Odisha Assembly will have a strict vigilance this time around. ...