Report; Bureau, Odishabarta
Bhubaneswar,09/02/19:The State Government today effected a major bureaucratic reshuffle in the IAS cadre following which Collectors of eight districts were transferred.
Samarth Verma has been appointed as Commissioner of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC), while Anil Kumar Samal was appointed as the new Revenue Divisional Commissioner (Central Division), a notification issued by the General Administration Department read.
As per the notification, Jharsuguda Collector Bibhuti Bhusan Patnaik has been appointed as Tourism (Director) replacing Archana Patnaik. The 2002-batch officer has been given additional responsibility as Tourism Director.
While Jagatsinghpur Collector Yamini Sarangi was appointed as Joint Secretary to Government, Health and Family Welfare Department, Rayagada Collector Guha Poonam Tapas Kumar has been appointed as Jagatsinghpur Collector.
Similarly, Subham Saxena, at present posted as BMC commissioner, has been appointed as Collector of Sambalpur, while Bibhuti Bhusan Das at present posted as Additional Secretary to Government in Health and Family Welfare Department has been appointed as Jharsuguda Collector.
Likewise, Pramod Kumar Behera, presently posted as private secretary to Minister, Works, Steel and Mines, has been appointed as Rayagada Collector. Besides, Manoj Kumar Mohanty, currently working as Secretary, BDA, got the new charge as Angul Collector replacing Anil Kumar Samal, the notification read.