Senior IAS Officer Manoj Ahuja appointed Odisha Chief Secretary

TNI Bureau: Putting all speculation to rest, the Odisha Government on Friday appointed senior IAS officer Manoj Ahuja as the next Chief Secretary of Odisha.

Punjab-born 1990-batch Odisha Cadre IAS Officer Manoj Ahuja will succeed Pradeep Kumar Jena. The six-month extension of the incumbent chief secretary Pradeep Jena will end on June 30.

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Ahuja was serving as the secretary, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare.

The IAS officer has held several portfolios like Joint Director (Personnel Training/Personnel & General Administration) at the Centre and Commissioner and Secretary, Steel & Mines and Sports & Youth Services in Odisha. He also served as the Chairman, Central Board of Secondary Education, Ministry of Education.

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