In a major administrative reshuffle, the Chhattisgarh government has appointed Niharika Barik as new health secretary who will replace Subrat Sahoo.
Subrat Sahoo will now be only looking after charge of Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Chhattisgarh.
The reshuffle assuems significance as the Election Commission of India has disapproved of him being on other posts when he is Chief Electoral Officer Chhattisgarh.
Barik would continue to oversee the charge of tourism portfolio as well.
Similarly, Anbalagan P has been made special secretary to the Public Health Engineering Department.
Again Janmejay Mahobe would be Managing Director of the MARKFED and he was earlier looking after the charge of Deputy Secretary of the Raj Bhawan.
Hemant Pahare has been made new Secretary of the rural industries department.