Bhubaneswar, May 24 -- Odisha Government offered additional charge to IAS Officer Arabinda Padhee as the Chief Administrator of Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA), Puri.

The 1996-batch IAS Officer is presently serving as the Principal Secretary of the Agriculture & FE Department with an additional charge of Principal Secretary at HT&H Department in Odisha Government.

As IAS Officer Vir Vikram Yadav, the Principal Secretary of FS & CW Department and Chief Administrator of the SJTA, is on leave for a period of 21 days from May 22, 2024 till June 11, 2024, for his visit to Canada on personal grounds, Padhee will remain in charge of the office of the Chief Administrator, as per the notification released by the General Administrati...