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Odisha government has appointed senior journalist Susanta Kumar Mohanty as the State Information Commissioner

Bhubaneswar:9/2/23 Odisha government has appointed senior journalist Susanta Kumar Mohanty as the State Information Commissioner, Odisha Information Commission.

Information and Public Relations department of the State government on Thursday issued a notification in this regard.

“In pursuance of Sub-Section-(3) of Section-15 of the Right to Information Act, 2005 (22 of 2005), and on the recommendation of the Committee constituted under the said Sub-section of the Section for the purpose, the Governor of Odisha is pleased to notify the appointment of Shri Sausanta Kumar Mohanty as the State Information Commissioner, Odisha Information Commission with effect from the date he assumes charge of office,” read the notification.

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Notably, Odisha Information Commission was constituted by the state government through I&PR department notification no. 495/2005 in October 2005. The commission came into existence On November 20, 2005.

The state government appoints a State Chief Information Commissioner and four State Information Commissioners for Odisha Information Commission.

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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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