Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Monday effected a minor reshuffle in IAS cadre in which three officers have been assigned new tasks.
According to a GA&PG Dept notification, IAS Satyabrata Sahu has been appointed as Principal Secretary, Micro, Small & Medium Enterprise (MSME), on his return from Central deputation. Besides, the additional appointment of IAS Hemant Sharma as Principal Secretary, MSME, shall stand terminated.
Similarly, IAS Gopabandhu Satpathy, Special Secretary, Planning and Convergence, has been appointed Managing Director of Odisha State Cooperative Bank (OSCB), Bhubaneswar in place of IAS Debendra Kumar Jena, who has been re-designated as Additional Secretary, Planning and Convergence.
This apart, the post of managing director, OSCB, has been declared equivalent in status and responsibility to the post of Special Secretary to government provided in the IAS cadre of the state.