IRS Officer from Odisha appointed Advisor to IMF Executive Director

Bhubaneswar: Senior IRS Officer and ED’s Principal Special Director Simanchala Dash from Odisha has been appointed as the Advisor to Executive Director in International Monetary Fund (IMF).

The Appointment Committee of Cabinet (ACC) approved the proposal for appointment of Simanchala Dash as advisor to Executive Director, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Washington DC for a period of 3 years, informed Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions yesterday.

Taking to microblogging site Twitter, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik congratulated the Odia IRS officer for his new appointment and responsibilities.

Earlier, the 1988-batch Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officer had served as the private secretary to then Finance Minister Arun Jaitley till July 2017. Later, he was shifted to the Income Tax Department. In March 2018, Dash was appointed to a newly created post of Principal Special Director in the Enforcement Directorate (ED). In July this year, he got extension to serve as the Principal Special Director for a period of one year with effect from March 22, 2020.

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