Bhubaneswar: In a major reshuffle in the IAS cadre, the Odisha Government today appointed R Vineel Krishna as Special Secretary to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.
Besides, he has been allowed to remain in an additional charge of Special Secretary to Government, Sports and Youth Services Department in addition to his own duties, said the General Administration and Public Grievance Department Additional Secretary in a letter.
On the other hand, incumbent Puri Collector Balwant Singh has been appointed as the MDOdisha Mining Corporation Ltd.
Singh is allowed to remain in an additional charge of MD, OMECL, Bhubaneswar in addition to his own duties.
IAS Md. Sadique Alam, ED, CMGI, Bhubaneswar is allowed to remain in an additional charge of Director, industries in addition to his own duties.
IAS Samarth Verma, Collector & DM, Kendrapara is appointed as Collector & DM of Puri.
IAS Parul Patawari, Special ADM, Bhubaneswar (In-charge of COVID management) with an additional charge of Additional Commissioner, Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation is appointed as Deputy Secretary to Government, Works Department.
IAS Amrit Ruturaj, PD, DRDA, Rayagada is appointed as Collector & DM, Kendrapara.
IAS Vishal Singh, Special ADM, Khurdha (In-charge of COVID management) is appointed as PD, DRDA, Jajpur.
IAS Pramod Kumar Behera, OAS (SAG), Collector & DM, Rayagada is appointed as Additional Secretary to Government, Revenue & Disaster Management Department.
IAS Saroj Kumar Mishra, OAS (SAG), Collector & DM, Jagatsinghpur is appointed as Collector & DM, Rayagada vice Pramod Kumar Behera, OAS transferred.