07 March 2019
Bhubaneswar: Ananta Narayan Jena, the senior BJD leader and ex-Mayor of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC), has been appointed as the new chairman of Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA).
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today appointed him to shoulder the responsibility of the coveted post.
Odisha Government in its recent reshuffle has appointed IAS officer Balwant Singh as the vice-chairman of BDA.
Notably, Housing & Urban Development (H&UD) Minister Niranjan Pujari was the BDA chairman by virtue of his ministerial portfolio.