Odisha Govt Transfers 35 OAS Officers Ahead Of Polls; Check The List

Bhubaneswar: Ahead of the twin elections, the state government on Tuesday effected a reshuffle in the Odisha Administrative Service (OAS) cadre and transferred 35 officers, serving as BDO and deputy collectors.


“The concerned authorities are requested to ensure relief of the officers immediately so as to enable them to join in their respective new place of posting,” the notification issued by Panchayatiraj Department said.

A couple of day ago, the Election Commission of India had asked states to ensure officers who are transferred out of a district ahead of elections are not posted to other district within the same parliamentary constituency.

As per the existing policy, government officers serving in home district or those who have completed more than three years in the current place of posting are transferred before Assembly and Lok Sabha elections.


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