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Secretary-level officers nominated to oversee development of 10 aspirational districts

11/10/2019 at 5:55 PM

Bhubaneswar: The State Government has nominated 10 Secretary-level officers to oversee development activities in 10 aspirational districts in the State Aspirational Districts Programme, said an official notification.

Agriculture Production Commissioner and Additional Chief Secretary PK Mohapatra will be in charge of Dhenkanal district, Labour and ESI and Women and Child Development and Mission Shakti Secretary Anu Garg will oversee development activities in Rayagda, Agriculture and Farmers’ Empowerment Secretary Sourabh Garg (Koraput), Panchayati Raj, Drinking Water and Science and Technology Secretary DRK Singh (Kalahandi), said a statement issued by the Planning and Convergence Department.

Similarly, Home Secretary Sanjeev Chopra was nominated for Kandhamal, Industries and MSME Secretary Hemanta Sharma (Nabarangpur), Higher Education Secretary Saswat Mishra (Nuapada), Skill Development and Technical Education Secretary SK Singh (Gajapati), Health and Family Welfare Secretary Dr Pramod Kumar Meherda (Bolangir) and Food Supplies and Consumer Welfare and Cooperation VV Yadav (Malkangiri), respectively.

These Secretary-level officers have been nominated as Secretary-in-charge in respect of 10 identified districts under Aspirational Districts Programme, the notification added.

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