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Major Administrative Reshuffle in Odisha, 37 IAS Transferred

New Delhi: In a recent directive from the Government of Odisha, a significant administrative reshuffle has been implemented, leading to the transfer of 37 IAS (Indian Administrative Service) officers to various positions within the state. One notable change involves Temjenwapang Ao IAS (RR-2000), who previously served as the Revenue Divisional Commissioner (Southern Division) in Berhampur. He has now been transferred to the role of Commissioner-cum-Secretary to the Government in the Public Enterprises Department.

Srikanta Prusty IAS (NSCS-2003), formerly the Special Secretary to the Government in the Panchayati Raj & Drinking Water Department, has been reassigned as the Revenue Divisional Commissioner (Northern Division) in Sambalpur.

Ranjan Kumar Das IAS (SCS-2007), who held the position of Chief Administrator in the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration, Puri, is now appointed as the Revenue Divisional Commissioner (Central Division) in Cuttack. Additionally, he will take on the additional responsibility of Revenue Divisional Commissioner (Southern Division) in Berhampur.

Samarth Verma IAS (RR-2011), the former Collector & District Magistrate in Puri, has been transferred to the role of Additional Chief Administrator in the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration, Puri. It’s noteworthy that the post of Additional Chief Administrator in the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration is now considered equivalent in status and responsibility to the post of Additional Secretary to the Government within the IAS Cadre of the State.

The reshuffle extends to 33 more IAS officers who have been transferred to various roles, with a significant number assuming positions as Collector & District Magistrate across different regions of Odisha. This move is expected to bring a fresh perspective and dynamic leadership to key administrative posts in the state.

Tags: Governance