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Odisha: Promotion Adalats Dispose Of 402 Petitions On First Day


28 January 2020

Debashish Maharana


Bhubaneswar: A total of 402 State government employees had registered on the first day at the six different Promotion Adalats held in the Capital City today, informed Odisha Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy.

Tripathy said that at the aforementioned Adalats hearing on all grievance applications were conducted and necessary orders were passed. He added that concerned departments will soon take steps accordingly.

The Chief Secretary further said that such Adalats are a bold step in administrative reforms and added that the number of various litigations will come down.

"Through this employees will get their justified dues. The summary of the outcome of discussions with senior officers connected with this process will be used for human resource management in the administrative system in the coming days," informed Tripathy.

As per available reports, Chief Secretary Tripathy heard 117 applications from the Revenue & Disaster Management and Planning & Convergence departments, Development Commissioner Suresh Chandra Mohapatra heard 101 applications from Higher Education and Science & Technology departments, Agriculture Production Commissioner Pradipta Kishore Mohapatra heard 30 application from Food Supplies & Consumer Welfare and Social Security & Empowerment of Persons with Disability departments, Additional Chief Secretary Raj Kumar Sharma heard 50 applications from Women & Child Development and Finance departments, Additional Chief Secretary Pradip Kumar Jena heard 30 applications from Agriculture & Farmers' Empowerment  and Parliamentary Affairs departments and Additional Chief Secretary  Mona Sharma heard 65 applications from Panchayati Raj and Drinking Water and Law departments and issued necessary orders.

Notably, the remaining two days of the first phase of the Promotion Adalats will be held tomorrow and on January 31.

Asit Tripathy, Chief Secretary, Odisha