As ‘Indianmandarins’ anticipated in its reports dated November 06, 2015 Arvind Prasad Padhi (IAS:1983:OR) has been appointed Chief Secretary to the Government of Odisha. He will take over the charge form the outgoing CS, Gokul Chandra Pati (IAS:1978:OR), today evening. Earlier Padhi served as Principal Secretary to CM but after he was elevated to Additional Chief Secretary rank he Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik chose to retain with CMO as ACS to CM. He has more than five years in hand to continue in service.
G C Pati is set to superannuating today (November 30) who is, reportedly, being given as CIC in the state.
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