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Cabinet approves proposal for restructuring of Odisha Excise Service cadre, creation of 2 new excise districts

6/03/2021 at 8:28 PM

Bhubaneswar, Mar 6: The State cabinet today approved the proposal for restructuring of Odisha Excise Service cadre with introduction of direct recruitment at the stage of Deputy Superintendent of Excise, creation of two new excise districts, creation of five new excise stations and separation of office of Excise Commissioner from the Board of Revenue.

Government has proposed to create two new excise districts at Bhubaneswar and Rourkela on being bifurcated from Khordha and Sundargarh districts due to its large area and location at inter-state Jharkhand border respectively with creation four regular ministerial cadre posts.

Government has further proposed to create five new excise stations at Tihidi, Baliapal, Bhuban, Begunia and Panposh in the districts of Bhadrak, Balasore, Dhenkanal, Khurdha and Sundargarh in consideration.

Besides, government has further proposed to allow the office of Excise Commissioner to function as an Excise Directorate on being carved out from existing Board of Revenue with own cadre management and staffing pattern with creation of five base level ministerial cadre posts to make the Directorate more responsive, vibrant, accountable and effectiveness in delivery of public services.

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