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Tag: Bureaucrats

An Empowered Odisha Medical Service Is Of Top Priority To Battle Covid-19
An Empowered Odisha Medical Service Is Of Top Priority To Battle Covid-19

The present health care system in Odisha gives neither a voice nor authority to doctors. Policy decisions are made with no reference to the stakeholders. With all of us having a lot to learn of lessons every day from Covid, feedback from all healthcare workers is of paramount importance.

Pradeep Panigrahi
Ego & Arrogance Of Bureaucrats Crossed All Limits, Says Bijoy Mohapatra

Bhubaneswar: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Bijoy Mohapatra on Monday came out in support of expelled BJD MLA Pradeep Panigrahi and said the allegations made by the latter are true. “I completely agree with Panigrahi’s version of the governance. Whatever he had said against the ruling party is completely true. In fact, in the […]

Gagan Kumar Dhal appointed chairman of OFDC

Bhubaneswar: In a reshuffle in bureaucracy, the Odisha government today appointed Gagan Kumar Dhal as chairman of Odisha Forest Development Corporation(OFDC), a post equivalent in status & responsibility to the post of Chief Secretary provided in the IAS cadre of the State. Senior IAS officer Dhal had resigned from service yesterday. Dhal, who is a […]

‘Good books, good post': To what extent Odisha bureaucrats enjoy govt patronage

Bhubaneswar: It seems that efficiency is not the sole benchmark for Odisha government while allotting departments to several IAS officers, rather some handpicked ones are now being given noticeable preference. Be it Hemant Sharma, Vishal Dev, G. Mathi Vathanan, Ashok Meena or Krishan Kumar – these officers have been conspicuously bestowed with two or more […]

Odisha bureaucrat’s dabble in politics whips up storm

Bhubaneswar: As interference of bureaucrats in the party affairs of the ruling-BJD is coming more and more under scanner amid allegations from politicians cutting across party lines, Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik’s private secretary V Karthikeyan Pandian finds himself in the eye of the storm. After former MLA Ramaranjan Baliarsingh and BJD’s Kendrapara MP Baijayant Panda, […]

Odisha caps foreign visits of Babus

Bhubaneswar: Senior bureaucrats would no more be allowed to go abroad as frequently with the Odisha Government imposing restrictions on the number of foreign visits that government officials can undertake. As per the restrictions, senior bureaucrats can visit abroad for a maximum three times during a financial year. The governmnet has also curtailed the number […]

Clerks protest
Union Ministers’ chopper approval row: Revenue employees protest suspension

Koraput: Suspensions handed over the officials in connection with the delay in giving landing approval to Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan’s chopper’s landing in Borigumma on February 13 during Panchayat poll campaigning has pitted the revenue employes against the district administration. Protesting arbitrary action, the clerks under the aegis of the Rajaswa Amala Sangh, have been […]

Dharmendra Pradhan
Panchayat polls: Dharmendra thanks people for overwhelming support to BJP

Bhubaneswar: Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today expressed his gratitude to the people of Odisha for their unprecedented support to the BJP which is closely following the ruling BJD in the ongoing three-tier Panchayat polls at the end of the 4th phase polls on Sunday. “The current trend clearly reflects the antipathy of […]

Dharmendra Pradhan on 2nd phase poll
Accept the change what people want: Dharmendra to BJD

Bhubaneswar: Coming down heavily on the ruling BJD after the second phase panchayat elections, Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan today alleged the ruling regional party is using the bureaucracy for its own interest and creating a panicky environment to terrorise people. The union minister suggested the Naveen Patnaik-led party to accept the change what citizens want. […]