18 February 2019
Bhubaneswar: With elections approaching, the State Government effected a minor bureaucratic and police reshuffle over the weekend.
Superintendent of Police, Vigilance, Sudha Singh has been posted as SP of Jagatsinghpur district. Singh will replace Prakash R who will be taking up his new assignment as Vigilance SP.
This will be Singh's second stint in Jagatsinghpur district. A 2006-batch IPS officer Singh, was the SP of the coastal district between 2014 and 2016.
Sources said, the State Police headquarters considered her experience as police chief of the sensitive district and posted her in Jagatsinghpur prior to the elections.
On the other hand, Chief Executive Officer of Rourkela Smart City Ltd, Rashmita Panda has been posted as Collector and District Magistrate of Sundergarh.
Panda, a 2010-batch IAS officer would replace Surendra Kumar Meena who has been appointed as Managing Director of Odisha Lift Irrigation Corporation Ltd.
Project Director of OPTELP, Mansi Nimbhal will be relieved of the additional charge of Odisha Lift Irrigation Corporation Ltd MD, once Kumar takes over, a Government notification stated.