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Pradeep Kumar Jena take charge as the new Chief Secretary of Odisha

Bhubaneswar: 1/3/23:Senior IAS Officer Pradeep Kumar Jena will take charge as the new Chief Secretary of Odisha today. Pradeep, a 1989 batch Odisha Cadre IAS Officer, started his career as Dharmagarh Sub-collector and was the Collector of Kendrapada and Cuttack.

Pradeep Jena is currently serving as the Development Commissioner-cum-Additional Chief Secretary (DC-cum-ACS) and Secretary to the Government, Planning and Convergence Department with additional charge of Agriculture Production Commissioner, Odisha; Special Relief Commissioner and MD of the Odisha State Disaster Management Authority (OSDMA). Born in Dhenkanal district, Pradeep has also been the Chief Administrator of Sri Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA).

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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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