Bhubaneswar: The 1996-batch IAS officer, Usha Padhee returned from Central deputation with the government effecting a minor bureaucratic reshuffle today (December 16).
According to a notification issued by General Administration and Public Grievance Department, Usha Padhhe has been appointed as Principal Secretary to Skill Development and Technical Education Department. She has been also allowed to remain in additional charge of Principal Secretary, Commerce and Transport Department.
Similarly, 1995-batch officer Bishnupada Sethi has been appointed as principal Secretary, Higher Education Department.
This apart, Hemant Sharma (1995-batch) has been appointed as the Principal Secretary, Industries Department. He is also allowed to remain in additional charge of chairman, IPICOL and Chairman, IDCO.