Aurobinda Padhi appointed as the brand new Agriculture Secretary of Odisha




Padhi, a 1996 batch IAS officer, was given the duty of the Agriculture Division. On his return from central deputation amid a 20% drop in paddy cultivation within the state.








Dr. Arbind Kumar Padhi, the brand new Agriculture Secretary of Odisha





The Odisha authorities on Wednesday reshuffled the state’s IAS cadre. On this main reshuffle, Dr. Arbind Kumar Padhi has been appointed as the brand new Principal Secretary, Division of Agriculture and Farmers’ Empowerment.












Padhi, a 1996 batch IAS officer, has been given the duty of the Agriculture Division on his return from central deputation amid a 20% drop in paddy cultivation resulting from poor rains in Odisha.

He may even maintain the extra cost of Principal Secretary, Fisheries and Animal Useful resource Growth Division.

In the meantime, the extra appointment of Sanjeev Chopra as Extra Chief Secretary to the Authorities, Division of Agriculture and Farmers’ Empowerment shall be terminated as quickly as Dr. Aurobindo Kumar Padhi takes over.

Senior IAS officer Bishnupada Sethi has been appointed because the Greater Schooling Secretary, together with the extra cost of Principal Secretary to the Authorities, Commerce and Transport Division.












The extra appointment of Shashwat Mishra as Principal Secretary, Greater Schooling Division, Authorities, will expire from the date Bishnupada Sethi assumes cost.

Sanjay Kumar Singh, Principal Secretary, Data and Public Relations Division of the Authorities has been appointed because the Principal Secretary, Rural Growth, Authorities with further duties as Vice Chairman, Bhubaneswar Growth Authority and MD of Bhubaneswar Sensible Metropolis Restricted. Division.

He’s permitted to proceed serving as Principal Secretary to the Authorities, Data and Public Relations Division, Vice-Chairman of Bhubaneswar Growth Authority and MD of Bhubaneswar Sensible Metropolis Restricted.












The appointment of Pradeep Kumar Jena as Extra Chief Secretary to the Authorities, Rural Growth Division will expire from the date Sanjay Kumar Singh assumes cost. Ashwathy S, who just lately returned from a central deputation, has been appointed because the Secretary, Faculty and Mass Schooling.











First printed: 04 August 2022, 10:47 IST





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