Kothagudem: Pamela Satpathy has been appointed as Sub-Collector for Bhadrachalam revenue division relieving B Sivanarayana Reddy, Revenue Divisional Officer, of his additional charge he was holding. She is the first ever Sub-Collector of Bhadrachalam in the State. Ever since Narayan Bharat Gupta was transferred out in 2013 in the undivided State of Andhra Pradesh, The position had been vacant.
She cracked the civil services examination in 2014 and secured 51st rank. Her husband Deepankar is a doctor. She was the 85th official of the Bhadrachalam Revenue Division and fifth lady IAS officer to have been posted here.