Bhubaneswar: Odisha Cabinet under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today approved three important proposals during a meeting at the State Secretariat here.
The Cabinet has approved the proposals including amendment of Odisha Police Service Rules 2013 to restructure departmental promotion committee. The promotion period will now be reduced to 8 years from 12 years.
Similarly, for promotion to the post of Deputy Secretary and Joint Secretary, the service experience in the feeder post of Under Secretary and Deputy Secretary respectively have been reduced to one year from 3 years.
Likewise, the Proposal for the amendment to Odisha Secretariat Service Rules 2016 also has been approved by the Cabinet.
The Cabinet also approved the amendment of the Odisha Government Drivers (Light Motor Vehicle) Group ‘C’ (Method of Recruitment and Conditions of Service) Rules, 2013.
Besides, the Cabinet approved the proposal to create one post of Head Driver in the Department of Government, Heads of Department, District and Sub-ordinate offices where the establishments will have four posts of Driver and Senior Driver put together.