11 March 2019
Bhubaneswar: Retired bureaucrat Gopabandhu Dash has been appointed as the new political secretary of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.
As per a press note released by BJD state secretary Bijaya Nayak, BJD president-cum-Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today appointed Gopabandhu Dash as his new political secretary.
Notably, Dash was the additional secretary of the Chief Minister before retirement. Even though his retirement was due in October this year (2019), he had opted for voluntary retirement from service (VRS) in February this year, sources said.
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