Naveen Appoints Dilip Tirkey As OTDC Chairman


Bhubaneswar(PTI): Chief Minister and BJP supremo Naveen Patnaik today appointed former Rajya Sabha MP and ex-captain of Indian National Hockey Team, Dilip Tirkey, as the Chairman of state-run Odisha Tourism Development Corporation (OTDC), official sources said.

Dilip Tirkey, a leader of the ruling BJD, was elected to the Rajya Sabha on March 22, 2012 and his tenure ended on April 2, this year.

OTDC is a state government undertaking, incorporated in 1979, to promote tourism in the state and operate some of the existing tourist bungalows and transport fleets on commercial basis.


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