Retired IAS officer Priyabrata Patnaik passes away

Bhubaneswar: Priyabrata Patnaik, retired IAS officer of Odisha, passed away at a private hospital in Mumbai on Tuesday morning, family sources said. He was 67.

Patnaik was suffering from cancer and undergoing treatment at Appolo Hospital in Mumbai.

Patnaik, who was a 1976-batch IAS officer, had served in various capacities in the Odisha government.

He was the chairman-cum-managing director of Infrastructure Development Corporation of Odisha (IDCO) in the rank of chief secretary.