Bhubaneswar: IAS officer Prem Chandra Chaudhary today assumed office as the Commissioner of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC).
The 2010-batch IAS officer also took charge of as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited and Vice-Chairman of Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA).
Prior to this, Chaudhary was serving as the Collector of Kendrapara district. Meanwhile, former BMC Commissioner Samarth Verma has been appointed as Kendrapada Collector.
The reshuffle was made by the Odisha Government on June 21 when total 33 bureaucrats at IAS and OAS levels were transferred.