Tag: Oas

CM, bureaucrats condemn attack on Pandian’s residence

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik strongly condemned the attack on the official residence of his private secretary V. Karthikeyan Pandian by BJP activists in Bhubaneswar today. “It’s an absolutely shocking incident particularly as some members of a national party have agreed that they took part in it. It’s truly shocking,” Patnaik said while responding to […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
BREAKING! OPSC OAS 2017-18 exam dates released; Tap Here for Details

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Public Service Commission has decided to conduct the Odisha Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination- 2017 on February 18, 2018 in five zones, i.e. Balasore, Berhampur, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack and Sambalpur. As per the notification issued by OPSC, the duration of Paper-I and Paper-II will be of two hours each. While Paper-I will be from […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Against all odds! Blind OAS officer makes an impression

Puri: Sanyasi Behera of Puri district had never thought that his life would turn out this way as he became the first 100% visually-impaired person from the state to join the elite Odisha Administrative service (OAS). Despite all odds and after a prolonged legal battle, Sanyasi cracked the civil service examination conducted by the Odisha […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Odisha increases OAS, OFS-cadre posts

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Cabinet on Thursday cleared the proposal to increase the number of posts in Odisha Administrative Service (OAS) and Odisha Finance Service (OFS) cadres. While OAS posts have been increased from 1,550 to 1,700, the number of OFS posts have increased from 723 to 800, informed Chief Secretary, Aditya Prasad Padhi. The Cabinet […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Odisha effects minor reshuffle in bureaucracy

Bhubaneswar: In a minor reshuffle, Odisha government today appointed Nirmal Chandra Mishra as the new collector of Khurda. Mishra was earlier serving as the collector and district magistrate of Cuttack. Additional secretary of Home department, Susant Mohapatra, will take over as the collector of Cuttack. Similarly, Madhab Chandra Bariha, Secretary to RDC (North Zone) has […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Obscene video sent to OAS: PMO directs state government to initiate probe against IAS

Bhubaneswar: The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has written to the Chief Secretary to initiate probe into the 2015 incident of an IAS officer allegedly sending obscene videos to a woman OAS officer. The OAS officer had recorded her statement before the Odisha State Commission for Women on July 10. As per the letter from PMO, […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Still being harassed by senior IAS officer: Lady OAS officer

Bhubaneswar: The female OAS officer who had brought allegations against a senior OAS officer, now promoted to IAS, of sending obscene videos and photos on personal chat, has today recorded her statement with chairperson of Odisha State Commission for Women. She has also reported before the Commission that she and her children are being mentally […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Odisha IAS sending obscene video to female colleague: PMO intervened!

Bhubaneswar: The incident of an IAS official sending obscene texts and videos to a female OAS officer that shook the third floor of the Secretariat is again hitting the headlines after the intervention of the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) into the matter. The PMO has sent a letter to the Chief Secretary of the State […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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Odia IAS qualifiers share success tips

Bhubaneswar: Serving people is on top of the list for Suman Sourav Mohanty and Avishyant Panda, the two Odias who have made it to the top 100 of the civil service exams. The future administrators have plans to work for the people of the state. Similarly, tribal youth Sunanda Jhoria who cracked the exams, dreams […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Odisha govt effects major reshuffle of OAS officers

Bhubaneswar: Odisha govt today effected a major reshuffle in OAS officers level appointing senior officer Rudra Prasana Sahu as joint secretary of Board of Revenue and Saroj Patel as joint secretary of Panchayatiraj department. Similarly, Manoj Padhi was posted as the deputy secretary of Sports and Youth Affairs department. Judhistir Nayak became Additional District Magistrate […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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Storm in a tea cup! Do Babus need to be schooled in resilience?

By Kasturi Ray Our bureaucrats seemed disturbed, worried and a harried lot. They felt threatened after what Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said to one of the senior officers at the NIC event on Monday. So much so that in a show of strength they gathered at the Secretariat the next day to apprise the Chief Minister. […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Inspiring story of blind man who cracked OCS exam

Bhubaneswar: Sanyas Behera, a 42-year-old blind man from city here has set an example for all after he cracked the Odisha Civil Service (OCS) 2015 examinations, the premier entrance for recruitment into OAS, state’s top administrative cadre. Braving all odds, Sanyas finally came out as a winner by clearing the examinations in his very first and […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Attack on Tehsildar: Minister Bijayshree gives clean chit to Begunia MLA

Bhubaneswar: Muddling the controversy regarding assault of the Begunia MLA on the local Tehsildar further, the State Revenue Minister Bijayshree Routray today said Prasant Jagdev did not throw the lantern aiming at OAS officer Niharika Nayak and the issue is not a serious one. Talking to newsmen here, Routray stated, “When the legislator came to […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Minor reshuffle in senior OAS cadre

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government today effected minor reshuffle in the senior Odisha Administrative Service (OAS) cadre. According to a General Administration notification, Debendra Prasad Das and Ranjan Kumar Das have been posted as collector of Kendrapada  and Jajpur respectively. Apart from this, Hemant Kumar Padhi is the new director, Panchayati Raj while Debaraj Senapati will […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
PK Mohapatra new Food Supplies secy; Padhi gets RD

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government today effected a massive reshuffle in the IAS and OAS cadre.

  • Monday, 19 July 2021