Bhubaneswar: Odisha cadre senior IAS officer Parag Gupta of 1988 batch IAS officer has been appointed as the chairman of Odisha Forest Development Corporation (OFDC) after his return from Central deputation.

The OFDC chairman post has been declared as chief secretary rank.

Dr.Mona Sharma was in charge of OFDC chairman.

The principal secretary steel and mines, Surnder Kumar of 1993 batch has been given the additional charge of Odisha Mining Corporation (OMC).

Home principal secretary Sanjeev Chopra was in charge of OMC chairman.

Housing and urban development principal secretary G Mathivatan has been given the additional charge of Cuttack Development Authority chairman.

The CDA chairman post was hold by Surender Kumar.

Manasi Nimbhal, a 2010 batch IAS officer who was managing director of TDCCOL as been posted as member secretary OSAM Board. She is allowed remain in additional charge of MD TDCCOL in additional charge.