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1989-batch IAS officer Pradeep Kumar Jena appointed as chief secretary of Odisha

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1989-batch IAS officer Pradeep Kumar Jena appointed as chief secretary of Odisha

By Express News Service

BHUBANESWAR: Ending all speculations, the Odisha authorities on Sunday appointed 1989-batch IAS officer Pradeep Kumar Jena because the chief secretary. He will succeed Suresh Chandra Mahapatra, who superannuates on February 28 after two successive extensions of six months every.

In a minor bureaucratic reshuffle, the federal government has additionally posted 1991-batch IAS officer Anu Garg as growth commissioner. She will even proceed as the extra chief secretary of the Water Resources division. The orders will come into impact from March 1, a notification issued by the General Administration division said.

Jena is now serving as extra chief secretary cum growth commissioner and secretary to the federal government in Planning and Convergence division with extra cost of agriculture manufacturing commissioner, particular aid commissioner and managing director of Odisha State Disaster Management Authority (OSDMA).

Born on January 1, 1964 in Dhenkanal district, Jena was first posted as Sub Collector of Dharmagarh in Kalahandi in 1991 and subsequently promoted as undertaking director of DRDA and collector of the district.

He additionally served as collector of Kendrapara and Cuttack. He effectively dealt with the Super Cyclone in 1999 because the collector of Cuttack and was lauded by each the state authorities and the Centre. Jena had additionally joined UNDP and was instrumental in formulating a progressive rehabilitation and resettlement coverage for the state.

His stint as secretary of the Energy division for a interval of over six years, he dealt with the essential vitality infrastructure that had crumbled publish Super Cyclone. He had additionally served as chief administrator of Shree Jagannath Temple Administration and introduced some reforms in streamlining the administration of the twelfth century shrine.

A postgraduate in utilized geology, Jena had additionally served as secretary in Panchayatiraj and Information Technology departments and principal secretary within the Rural Development division. One of the longest serving principal secretaries of the Water Resources division, he led the crew to unfold the irrigation community throughout the state. Quick response throughout pure calamities was the hallmark of his service because the particular aid commissioner.

Meanwhile, the state authorities has appointed outgoing chief secretary Mahapatra because the chairperson of the Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC). The publish was vacant for over a yr.

Mahapatra had earlier served as secretary of the Energy Department and chairman of OPGC, OHPC, OTPCL and Gridco.

BHUBANESWAR: Ending all speculations, the Odisha authorities on Sunday appointed 1989-batch IAS officer Pradeep Kumar Jena because the chief secretary. He will succeed Suresh Chandra Mahapatra, who superannuates on February 28 after two successive extensions of six months every.

In a minor bureaucratic reshuffle, the federal government has additionally posted 1991-batch IAS officer Anu Garg as growth commissioner. She will even proceed as the extra chief secretary of the Water Resources division. The orders will come into impact from March 1, a notification issued by the General Administration division said.

Jena is now serving as extra chief secretary cum growth commissioner and secretary to the federal government in Planning and Convergence division with extra cost of agriculture manufacturing commissioner, particular aid commissioner and managing director of Odisha State Disaster Management Authority (OSDMA).

Born on January 1, 1964 in Dhenkanal district, Jena was first posted as Sub Collector of Dharmagarh in Kalahandi in 1991 and subsequently promoted as undertaking director of DRDA and collector of the district.

He additionally served as collector of Kendrapara and Cuttack. He effectively dealt with the Super Cyclone in 1999 because the collector of Cuttack and was lauded by each the state authorities and the Centre. Jena had additionally joined UNDP and was instrumental in formulating a progressive rehabilitation and resettlement coverage for the state.

His stint as secretary of the Energy division for a interval of over six years, he dealt with the essential vitality infrastructure that had crumbled publish Super Cyclone. He had additionally served as chief administrator of Shree Jagannath Temple Administration and introduced some reforms in streamlining the administration of the twelfth century shrine.

A postgraduate in utilized geology, Jena had additionally served as secretary in Panchayatiraj and Information Technology departments and principal secretary within the Rural Development division. One of the longest serving principal secretaries of the Water Resources division, he led the crew to unfold the irrigation community throughout the state. Quick response throughout pure calamities was the hallmark of his service because the particular aid commissioner.

Meanwhile, the state authorities has appointed outgoing chief secretary Mahapatra because the chairperson of the Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC). The publish was vacant for over a yr.

Mahapatra had earlier served as secretary of the Energy Department and chairman of OPGC, OHPC, OTPCL and Gridco.