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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has reshuffle in portfolio of Ministers

Bhubaneswar:5/3/18; Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has sent a proposal to Governor SC Jamir for a minor reshuffle in portfolio of Ministers, revealed source.

However, no new faces are going to be inducted in the list of Ministers, the source added.

Reshuffling portfolio of Ministers, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik left two portfolios – Water Resources and Works. di

While Health & Family Welfare, Law Minister Pratap Jena has been given a new portfolio of I &PR, Niranjan Pujari will take charge of Water Resources along with Housing and Urban Development.

Similarly, Prafulla Malik will head the Works Department along with Steel & Mines Ministry and Susanta Singh will be the new Energy Minister along with Labour and Employment.

Furthermore, Higher Education (Ind) Ananta Das will carry the Industry portfolio, source informed.

Bikram Keshari Arukha was I&PR Minister along with Rural Development and Parliamentary Affairs.

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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