Bhubaneswar : Senior Mandarin Vishal Kumar Dev has been honored by Government of India for his extraordinary efforts in handling Census Operation in crucial Capital City of Odisha.
1996 Batch IAS Mr.Dev, Principal Secretary Tourism and Sports has received the Prestigious Silver Medal and Appreciation Letter issued by Government of India for timely handling of Census Operations.
Mr.Dev, while serving as Commissioner of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation(BMC) he organized Census Operation in a professional and efficient way for which it was smooth sailing for the Census Directorate in handling the affairs in Capital City.
Mr.Dev had shown outstanding zeal and high quality of service was rendered by him as BMC Commissioner during the Census Operations.
Government of India recognizing the extraordinary efforts honors the serving officials for their sincere efforts in handling Census Operation.
Mr.Dev is known for his sincerity and commitment for the cause of the people and state and rightly the honor has been bestowed on him by the Census Authorities.
The Medal is awarded on the basis of recommendations of the State Directorate of Census Operation and approval of the Registrar General of India and Census Commissioner of India.
And the President of India bestows the honor for such outstanding efforts.
Abani Kanta Pattnaik, Additional Commissioner BMC handed over the Silver Medal to Mr.Dev in presence of Deputy Commissioner BMC, SC Sethi.