Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Tuesday gave compulsory retirement to as many as seven officials including a jail DIG on grounds of corruption and inefficiency.

The six other officials who have been given compulsory retirement include a Commandant, a Deputy Commandant, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), a Child Development Project Officer (CDPO) and two mines officials, said a government release.

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Tuesday gave compulsory retirement to as many as seven officials including a jail DIG on grounds of corruption and inefficiency. The six other officials who have been given compulsory retirement include a Commandant, a Deputy Commandant, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), a Child Development Project Officer (CDPO) and two mines […]

The officials are Gopabandhu Mallick, Deputy Inspector General (Prisons), Snigdharani Mishra, Koraput CDPO, Ekanta Priya Nayak, OSAP Commandant, Goutam Mallick, DSP, Debendranath Behera, OSAP Deputy Commandant, Satyabrata Rout, Assistant Mining Officer, and Ramesh Chandra Panda, Assistant Mining Officer.

The state government has taken action against a total of 104 officials in the last one year, it said.

Earlier on December 30, the state government had given compulsory retirement to six officials including two excise department officials.

Deputy Executive Engineer of Keonjhar Rural Works Division, Ajit Kumar Debata, Assistant Engineer of Cuttack R&B Division Jitendra Kumar Dalai forced to retire from active service.

Similarly, Assistant Engineer of Mayurbhanj Rural Works Vijay Parida, Assistant Engineer of Bhubaneswar R&B Division Ganeswar Sethi, Deputy Superintendent of Excise in Sambalpur, Jaydeep Patnaik and the Excise Inspector of Sundergarh Riaz Ahmed Baig were shown the door.

Both Jitendra and Ajit have two pending vigilance cases each against them including a case of amassing disproportionate assets worth more than Rs 1 Crore against Ajit. Vijay Parida has three vigilance cases against him, while Ganeswar Sethi has six departmental proceedings against him for alleged negligence in duty. Jaydeep Patnaik was forced to take compulsory retirement for his alleged negligence in duty and consuming alcohol during office hours.

(With IANS Inputs)

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