Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government today appointed senior IAS officer, Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) Commissioner, Sanjay Kumar Singh as the Principal Secretary to the Government of Odisha, Information & Public Relations (I&PR) Department.
According to the official notification issued by the General Administration & Public Grievance (GA&PG) Department, the 1997-batch IAS officer has been given the additional charge of Vice-Chairman of Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA), CEO of Bhubaneswar Smart City Ltd (BSCL). and Managing Director of Capital Region Urban Transport (CRUT).
Sanjay Kumar Singh also has been allowed to remain in an additional charge of Vice-Chairman, BDA and CMD, BSCL. in addition to his own duties.
Likewise, 2008-batch IAS officer, Ms Yamini Sarangi, Managing Director, Odisha State Medical Corporation Ltd. with an additional charge of Commissioner, Food Safety, Odisha, Bhubaneswar has been appointed as Officer on Special Duty, G.A & P.G Dept.
The post of Officer on Special Duty is declared equivalent in status and responsibility to the post of Additional Secretary to Government provided in the IAS cadre of the State.