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Sanjay Singh appointed as BMC commissioner

12/05/2021 at 11:51 AM

Bhubaneswar, May 12: IAS officer Sanjay Kumar Singh on Wednesday appointed as the new Commissioner of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC).

“The 1997-batch officer, who is the Commissioner-cum-Secretary to Govemment, Skill Development & Technical Education Department with additional charge of Commissioner-Cum-Secretary to Government , information & Public Relations Department and CMD DCO is appointed as Commissioner, Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation,”  stated a notification issued by the General Administration and Public Grievances Department.

Prem Chandra Chaudhary, the present BMC Commissioner with additional charge of Vice Chairman, Bhubaneswar Development Authority and CEO, Bhubaneswar Smart City Ltd. Has been appointed as Officer on Special Duty, GA & PG Department.

Besides, Dr Krishan Kumar, Commissioner-cum-Secretary to Government, Works Department with additional charge of Chief Administrator, SJTA, Puri and Chairman, PuriKonark Development Authority has been allowed to remain in additional charge of CMD, IDCO in addition to his own duties.

The additional appointment of Sanjay Kumar Singh, IAS as CMD, IDCO shall stand terminated from the date Dr Krishan Kumar takes over.

Similarly, Bishnupada Sethi rincipal Secretary to Govermment, Revenue & Disaster Management Department with additional charge of Principal Secretary to Govemment, Odia Language, Literature & Culture Department is allowed to remain in additional charge of Principal Secretary to Government, Information & Public Relations Department in addition to his own duties.

The additional appointment of Sanjay Kumar Singh, IAS as Commissioner-cum-Secretary to Govermment, Information & Public Relations Department shall stand terminated from the date Bishnupada Sethi, IAS takes over.

Hemant Sharma, Secretary to Government, Industries Department with additional charge of Chairman, IPICOL is allowed to remain in additional charge of Principal Secretary to Government, Skill Development and Technical Education Department in addition to his own duties.

The Odisha Government has enforced some transfers within the State IAS Cadre. A notification was published by the General Administration and Public Grievances Department following the approval of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in this regard.

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