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Odisha Government effected reshuffle at the IAS cadre in the state

Bhubaneswar: 3/8/22:The Odisha Government on Wednesday effected reshuffle at the IAS cadre in the state. Dr Arabinda Kumar Padhee, who returned from Central Deputation recently, has been appointed as Principal Secretary to Government, Agriculture & Farmers’ Empowerment Department.

He is allowed to remain in an additional charge of Principal Secretary to Government, Fisheries & Animal Resources Development Department.

The additional appointment of Sanjeev Chopra as Additional Chief Secretary to Government, Agriculture & Farmers’ Empowerment Department shall stand terminated from the date Dr. Arabinda Kumar Padhee takes over.

Senior IAS officer Bishnupada Sethi has been appointed as Higher Education Secretary with additional charge of Principal Secretary to Government, Commerce & Transport Department was appointed as Principal Secretary to Government, Higher Education Department.

The additional appointment of Saswata Mishra as Principal Secretary to Government, Higher Education Department shall stand terminated from the date Bishnupada Sethi takes over.

Sanjay Kumar Singh, Principal Secretary to Government, Information & Public Relation Department with additional charge of Vice-Chairman, Bhubaneswar Development Authority and M.D., Bhubaneswar Smart City Ltd. has been appointed as Principal Secretary to Government, Rural Development Department.

He is allowed to remain in additional charge of Principal Secretary to Government, Information & Public Relation Department, Vice-Chairman, Bhubaneswar Development Authority and M.D., Bhubaneswar Smart City Ltd.

The additional appointment of Pradeep Kumar Jena as Additional Chief Secretary to Government, Rural Development Department shall stand terminated from the date Sanjay Kumar Singh takes over.

Aswathy S, who returned from Central deputation, has been appointed as School and Mass Education secretary.

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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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