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CM gives appointment letters to 145 OCS officers

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday handed over appointment letters to 145 newly recruited Odisha Civil Service officers at a function at Jayadev Bhawan here.

Addressing the newly appointed officers, the CM said, “I am glad to inaugurate this Orientation Programme for the newly recruited State Civil Service Officers today. My congratulations to all of you and I welcome you the mainstream of the State administration.”

“I am happy that recruitment to the State Civil Services has been streamlined and is being conducted regularly inducting fresh and skilled young people at the base level administration, which would boost the public delivery mechanism,” said the Chief Minister.

He said the state government has always accorded highest priority to the public delivery system and through sincere efforts during these years, a stable and responsive administrative framework has been put in place in the state.

The focus of the state administration has been to bring improvement in the quality of life of the people through an effective, conducive and transparent system of governance, he added.

“Encouraging team spirit, ensuring transparency and effectively using technology to provide last mile delivery of services to people has been the talisman of our administrative system,” said Patnaik.