Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Oct 9:
Eight senior OAS officers of Odisha have been promoted to the IAS rank, a notification by the Union HRD ministry said on Wednesday.
It may be mentioned here that the Odisha government, in a departmental promotion committee (DPC) meeting, presided over by former chief secretary JK Mohapatra on July 25 this year, had recommended promotion of 12 OAS officers belonging to 1982-1983 batch to the IAS rank.
Later, in the third week of August, the state government had given no-objection certificate (NOC) to the Centre for promotion of these OAS officers.