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Odisha CM Asks New Recruits To Act As ‘Agents Of Change’


04 September 2019

Debashish Maharana


Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has called upon newly recruited Welfare Extension Officers (WEOs) in ST & SC Development, Minority & Backward Class Welfare Department to act as 'agents of change'and not simply as government employees.

"You should not consider yourself as a government employee; rather you must consider yourself as agents of change, and you are there to bring about perceptible changes in the lives of people you are working for," said Patnaik addressing a induction programme of WEOs held at the Jayadev Bhawan here today.

Wishing the young recruits a very successful career in public life, the Chief Minister reminded them of the 5T Mantra of his government.

"You must be aware of the 5T Mantra, we are following for the transformation of the State. You should follow and make this Mantra a cardinal principle in all your life," he said.

The Chief Minister gave away appointment letters to 106 young boys and girls who have been selected for the post of Welfare Extension Officers (WEOs) in ST & SC Development, Minority & Backward Class Welfare Department through the Odisha Staff Selection Commission (OSSC).

Patnaik also launched e-commerce portal of TDCOL for promotion and sale of tribal artefacts, e-samrudhi app for monitoring of OTELIP programme apart from launching the website of tribal museum on the occasion.

 

Naveen Patnaik, Chief Minister, Odisha

Jagannath Sarka, Minister, SC&ST, Odisha

Purbhasa Priyadarsini Patra, Newly Recruit

Rakesh Chandra Dash, Newly Recruit