Bhubaneswar : Odisha cadre IAS officer Usha Padhee becomes the first woman bureaucrat to be appointed as Director General of Civil Aviation Security.

Padhee informed this through a tweet .

She is a 1996-batch IAS officer and was sent on Central Deputation on July 17, 2015. Her Central Deputation tenure is scheduled to end on July 16, 2022.

Notably, Rakesh Asthana, earlier working as Bureau of Civil Aviation Security’s DG has been  recently appointed as the new DG of BSF