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Sambit Patra appointed chairman of India Tourism Development Corporation

Earlier, Patra had served as an independent Director of ONGC

Sambit Patra | India Tourism Development Corporation | tourism

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Sambit Patra
Sambit Patra | File photo

BJP spokesperson was on Wednesday appointed as the chairman of Development Corporation (ITDC) by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet.

According to an official order, the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved the Ministry's proposal to split the post of chairman and managing director of Development Corporation into chairman, ITDC, and managing director (MD), ITDC.

IAS officer, GKV Rao will hold the post of managing director of ITDC.

"ACC has approved the proposals of the Ministry of Tourism of splitting of the post of Chairman and Managing Director (CMD), (ITDC) into two posts of Chairman, ITDC and Managing Director (MD) ITDC; Appointment of Dr as Part-Time Non-Executive Director and Chairman of ITDC for a period of three years from the date of assumption of charge, or until further orders, whichever is earlier," the order stated.

It also continued the tenure of 1990 batch IAS officer Ganji Kamala V. Rao to the post of MD, ITDC, till further orders.

Earlier, Patra had served as an independent Director of ONGC.

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First Published: Wed, December 01 2021. 20:20 IST