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In order to strengthen Rural Water Supply through improved scientific input for exploration, monitoring, development and maintenance water sources as well as implementation of different recharge methods for sustainability, State Government have decided to restructure the Geologist Cadre of Rural Water Supply & Sanitation (RWS&S).

 
The State Cabinet on Friday has approved the restructuring of the Geologist Cadre in RWS&S.
 
Chief Secretary A P Padhi said the State Government is committed to provide safe and sustainable drinking water to the entire population through pipe water.
 
The State has a complex geological terrain having chronic water quality and scarcity issues and it is challenging to provide safe drinking water in the mining areas.
 
The base level posts are upgraded from Class-ll (Group B) to Class-I (JB) (Group A) and the promotional hierarchy with appropriate pay band as per 7th PC introduced in order to attract meritorious and talented candidates. After restructuring, the cadre strength is raised from 19 to 39.
 
Considering the need for the restructuring of the Geologist cadre of the Directorate of Ground Water Development, Odisha, it was decided to upgrade the entry level post of Geologist from group-"B" to group -"A"(Junior Branch).
 
Existing five posts of Senior Geologist shall be re-designated as Deputy Director( Geology).
 
In this process of restructuring 8(Eight) additional posts of Geologists Group-A (JB), 3(three) additional posts of Deputy Director (Geology) Group-A with three new divisions, 2(two) new posts of Joint Director (Geology), Group-A with two new circles and one (1) new post of Additional Director(Geology) will be created.
 
Thus the total strength of Geologist cadre of GWD is enhanced from 34(T.hirty four) to 48 (Forty Eight).
 
Existing Orissa Ground Water Geologists Service Rules,2007 will be amended accordingly to fill up different categories of posts.
 
He said a good number of Horticulture Overseers /Demonstration Assistants represented for deleting the word " +2 Science or equivalent qualifications" from clause(c) of Rule-5(2) of Odisha Horticulture Service (Method of Recruitment and Conditions of Service) Rules, 2014 as all the Officers except two Horticulture Overseers are not having +2 Science or equivalent qualifications".
 
The proposed amendment of deleting +2 Science or equivalent qualifications will increase the promotional avenue of Horticulture Overseers/Demonstration Assistants which provide better extension of services.

The proposed amendment of Odisha Fisheries Service Group-'A' & 'B' (Recruitment & Conditions of Service) Rules, 2013 will not only facilitate the promotional avenues of Odisha Fisheries Service Group-'A' & 'B' Officers but also enhance competitiveness in the process of recruitment of Assistant Fisheries Officer conducted by Odisha Public Service Commission.

As a result of which better candidates will join the Assistant Fisheries Officer cadre which will bring efficiency in implementation of various schemes of State Government.
 


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