Bhubaneswar1/8/22:Former bureaucrat from Odisha, Bijay Nayak, has been appointed as the Additional Secretary, Press, to President Draupadi Murmu.
Nayak was Director of Culture of Government of Odisha before his retirement. He is now posted as Officer on Special Duty in Odia University coming up at Sakhigopal in Puri.
He was the Private Secretary to Murmu when she was the Minister for Commerce & Transport and Fisheries & Animal Resources Development from 2000 to 2002.
Nayak is also a reputed literary figure in Odisha. He has been the editor of the literary magazine ‘Kahani’ for the last 20 years.
During his college days, he was the President of the Bhadrak College Students’ Union and also of the Utkal University Students’ Union.