BHUBANESWAR: The State Cupboard on Wednesday restructured the Odisha Administrative Service (OAS) cadre by growing the mid and senior-level posts in view of the various and key position performed by the officers throughout any exigencies together with pandemic and catastrophe administration.
Although their achievements don’t come to the forefront, OAS officers performed an important position within the Covid-19 pandemic administration over the last two years.
As per the restructuring proposal, the cadre power has been elevated by 220 from the prevailing 1,903 to 2,133. Nonetheless, there might be no improve within the base-level posts of OAS Group A (JB), which is 1,188.
Whereas the OAS Group A (SB) posts have been elevated from 330 to 385, the OAS supertime posts will go up from 235 to 270. Equally, OAS (Superior Administrative Grade) and OAS (Particular Secretary) posts have been elevated from 125 to 215 and from 25 to 65 respectively.
Chief Secretary SC Mahapatra mentioned the officers of OAS cadre serve the State in all fields of administration together with implementation of presidency schemes and programmes with citizen centric strategy.
As the federal government schemes and welfare actions have elevated manifold throughout the current interval and utmost significance is being hooked up to transparency and effectivity, there’s a want to extend posts at totally different ranges in keeping with the necessity of the departments, he added.
Moreover, as a consequence of improve in posts on the base-level, there’s a want for enhancement of posts on the center and senior-level to enhance promotional avenues, he added.