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Odisha Cabinet approves creation of 220 new OAS posts

Bhubaneswar,9/6/21: The State Cabinet today gave its nod to create 220 new posts of Odisha Administrative Service (OAS). The Cabinet has also decided to restructure the OAS cadre.

Odisha Administrative Service is the premier State civil service cadre and its officers serve the State in almost all fields of administration for proper implementation of the Government schemes and programmes with citizen centric approach.

Officers of this cadre contribute mostly to the revenue administration, law & order, rural & urban development, land acquisition, rehabilitation & resettlement, education & health and especially, disaster management.

“ Government schemes and welfare activities have grown manifold in the meantime and utmost importance is being attached to transparency and efficiency in public delivery system, which has necessitated posting of officers in different levels, in addition to the existing scale, as per requirement of departments. Besides, owing to increase in posts at the base level, there is a need for enhancement of posts in mid and senior level in order to augment the existing promotional facilities, through restructuring of the cadre. Considering the requirement, government have decided to restructure the cadre,” read a press release of the government.

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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