Bhubaneswar, August 28: Odisha cadre IAS officer Usha Padhee becomes the first woman to take over as Director General, Bureau of Civil Aviation Security on Thursday.
“At last, a Smt. in the incumbency list of Director General, Bureau of Civil Aviation Security!,” tweeted Padhee. Padhee took charge from Rakesh Asthana who transferred as the new DG of BSF.
The 1996-batch IAS officer, Padhee is now on Central Deputation since July 17, 2015. Her Central Deputation tenure is scheduled to end on July 16, 2022.