Odisha government has transferred 17 IAS officers. Purusottam Sahoo will be new Additional Secretary, Handloom Textiles and Handicraft, while Hari Ballabh Mishra has been appointed as the Additional Secretary of Health & Family Welfare department. Mrinalini Darswal of 2002 batch was made the new additional Resident Commissioner, New Delhi, while her batch mate Archana Patnaik has become Managing Director of National Health Mission.Patnaik will hold additional charge of MD of Odisha State Medical Corporation.Biswanath Achrya of 2007 batch is the new Joint Secretary of Steel and Mines department.

Shalini Pandit was appointed as Special Project Director of Odisha Primary Education Programme Authority.She will also hold charge of Rashtriya Madhyamik Sikshya Authority and Adarsh Vidayalaya Organization.Tribikram Pradhan posted as Registrar, Cooperative Societies, Odisha, while Premananda Khuntia has been appointed as the new Additional Secretary of Commerce and Transport department.Ravindra Pratap Singh, an officer of 2007 batch, is the new Director if Agriculture Marketing and Secretary of Odisha Agricultural Marketing Board.His batch mate Bijya Kumar Nayak is the new Director of Culture department.Muthukumar of 2008 batch is the new director of Agriculture and hold additional charge as Director, Horticulture.Prafulla Kumar Rout is new Director, Small Savings in Finance Department.