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Ms. Usha Padhee gets extension as JS, Civil Aviation

Newdelhi:28/5/20: The central deputation tenure of Ms. Usha Padhee (IAS:1996: OR) as Joint Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation has been extended for a period of two years beyond 16.07.2020. Usha Padhee is a 1996-batch IAS officer of Odisha cadre.

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet approved the proposal of the Ministry of Civil Aviation for extension of her central deputation for a period of two years, an official notification said.

Her tenure in central depuration was to end on July 16.

The 1996-batch officer is serving as aviation ministry joint secretary. She is the key official in charge of UDAN and normalisation of domestic flights amid COVID-19 lockdown.

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