Bhubaneswar, Nov 24: As many as 11698 various posts are lying vacant in Odisha Police including 443 vacancies in intelligent establishment. This was informed by Minister of State for Home Dibya Shankar Mishra in the State assembly.
Replying to a question by Congress MLA Narasingha Mishra, the Minsiter said that steps are being taken to fill up vacancies by way of recruitment, promotion and transfer.
As per the information provided by the Minister as many as 427 Group A posts are lying vacant in Odisha Police while 2096 and 7713 posts of Group B and Group C are also lying vacant. Similarly 1362 posts of Group D are also yet to be filled up.
The Minister also said that 340 various posts are lying vacant in Vigilance while another 759 vacancies are there in the Odisha Fire Service.