07 April 2019
Bhubaneswar: In a good news for the State, Odisha cadre IAS officer Usha Padhee has taken over the additional charge of Chairman and Managing Director of Pawan Hans Limited.
Padhee is the first woman CMD of Pawan Hans Ltd that is a Mini Ratna-I category helicopter service company based in New Delhi. Tweeting the good news, Pawan Hans Ltd wrote "Ms Usha padhee, Joint Secratary @MOCA_GoI has taken over the additional charge of Chairman & Managing Director of PawanHans Ltd, a mini ratna CPSE. She is the first woman CMD of the company . Welcome ! @ushapadhee1996."
Currently, the 1996-batch IAS officer Padhee is serving as the Joint Secretary of Department of Civil Aviation since August 2015. She is also the Additional Director at Delhi International Airport Limited.