Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government today effected a minor reshuffle in the IAS cadre.
According to a notification issued by the General Administration & Public Grievance Department today, Parag Gupta on his return from Central deputation has been appointed as the Chairman of Odisha Forest Development Corporation Ltd (OFDC Ltd). The notification said that the post of Chairman OFDC Ltd is declared equivalent in status and responsibility to the post of Chief Secretary provided in the IAS cadre of the State.
Similarly, Surendra Kumar, Principal Secretary, Steel & Mines Department with additional charge of Chairman Cuttack Development Authority is allowed to remain in additional charge of Chairman, Odisha Mining Corporation (OMC)Ltd.
Besides, G Mathivathanan Principal Secretary Housing & Urban Development Department with additional charge of Principal Secretary, Parliamentary Affairs Department is allowed to remain in additional charge of Chairman, Cuttack Development Authority.
Further, Mansi Nimbhal has been appointed as Member Secretary OSAM Board and she is allowed to remain in additional charge of Managing Director TDCCOL. The notification added that the post of Member Secretary OSAM Board is declared equivalent in status and responsibility to the post of Joint Secretary to Government provided in the IAS cadre of the State.
Moreover, Yeddula Vijay, Deputy Secretary, Planning and Convergence Department has been allowed to remain in additional charge of Chief Executive, OREDA.