Odisha: Five IAS probationers assigned to Puri projects
Bhubaneswar: The Government of Odisha on Friday appointed five IAS probationers to oversee various projects in the holy city, Puri.
The IAS probationers include – Suryavanshi Mayur Vikash, Kirtivashan V, Dr Shubhankar Mohapatra, J Sonal and Bhuvnesh Devdas Patil. All are 2018 batch Odisha cadre IAS.
Chief advisor to Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) R Balkrishanan and secretary to CM’s- Transformation and Initiatives (5Ts) VK Pandian briefed the probationers about their responsibilities in the pilgrim city.
In August this year, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced a Rs 500 crore to develop the infrastructure and protect the Jagannath culture in Puri- an ambitious plan of the State Government to make the holy city into a World Heritage City.