Bhubaneswar: The State Government today assigned additional duties pertaining to COVID-19 management to three IAS officers. They are:
Director Social Welfare Aravind Agarwal, Director Odisha Adarsha Vidyalaya Sangathan (OAVS) Lingaraj Panda and Director Odisha Primary Education Programme Authority (OPEPA) Bhupinder Singh Poonia.
Agarwal and Panda will assist Additional Chief Secretary Health, Pradipta Mohapatra for management of COVID-19 in addition to their duties.
Poonia on the other hand has been assigned the charge of coordinating capacity building and augmentation of trained health personnel for COVID management.