A Veteran Odisha Information Service Officer (OIS), Barada Prasanna Das has been promoted to Additional Director Rank and has been appointed as Additional Director in Department of information and Public Relations.
Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy headed Departmental Promotion Committee (DPC) selected Mr.Das for promotion to higher post.
Development Commissioner Suresh Chandra Mohapatra,Secretary Information and Public Relations, Sanjay Kumar Singh, Director Information and Public Relations Krupasindhu Mishra were Members of the DPC.
Mr.Das was serving as Joint Director in the Department of Information and Public Relations.
Mr.Das over 35 years has served in the Department of Information and Public Relations with all sincerity and devotion.
As PRO with several Ministers, Mr.Das has proved his mettle and as an eminent writer and erudite speaker he is well known across the State.
His promotion to the rank of Additional Director has brought cheers among the other officers and staff of the Department of Information and Public Relations as he is known for his friendly approach and helping attitude.