Media advisor Manas Mangaraj gets MoS rank

Bhubaneswar: Manas Mangaraj, who was recently appointed as advisor to Odisha government (media & public relations) has been given Minister of State (MoS) rank.

The state government on Friday conferred MoS and other ranks to its 11 advisors.

While six advisors were provided with the MoS rank, ranks of Chief Secretary and Principal Secretary were provided to five other advisors.

The advisors, who got MoS rank are Mission Shakti Advisor Lopamudra Buxipatra, Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana Advisor Sudhir Das, Minorities Affairs, ST and SC Development Minorities and Backward Classes Welfare Department Advisor Mujibulla Khan, ET and IT Advisor Anubhav Pattnaik, Agriculture and Farmers Empowerment Department Advisor Krutibas Patra and Odisha State Agriculture Marketing Board Advisor Ramachandra Panda.