Bhubaneswar: IAS officer Rashmita Panda has been appointed as the Collector of Sundergarh district replacing Surendra Meena in a minor reshuffle effected by the Odisha government on Monday.
According to a notification issued by the general administration department, Meena, a 2012 batch IAS officer, was transferred and posted as MD of the Odisha Lift Irrigation Corporation Limited.
Earlier, Panda served as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Rourkela Smart City as well as Commissioner of the Rourkela Municipal Corporation (RMC) and Vice-Chairperson of the Rourkela Development Authority (RDA).
Panda was the Collector of Nabarangpur district since March 2015 and received accolades from Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for her initiatives.
Similarly, Pitambar Samal has been appointed as the sub-collector of Bhadrak district.