Bhubaneswar:Nov 29;The Odisha Government on Saturday appointed 1983 batch IAS officer Aditya Prasad Padhi as the new Chief Secretary of the State.
Padhi is presently working as Additional Chief Secretary to the Chief Minister.
"I am very happy over the development. Like all officers, I too had a desire to reach the top post. I will try to do justice to the post," Padhi told reporters.
Padhi replaces GC Pati, who retires on November 30 as Chief Secretary of Odisha.