Bhubaneswar, Feb 12: Odisha Government today constituted Odisha State Commission for Backward Classes under the chairmanship of Justice Raghunath Biswal, former judge of Orissa High Court.
The other members of the Commission are-Prof Dr Navneeta Rath, Prof Dr Mitalai Chinara and Dr Prasanna Kumar Patra. IAS officer Veer Vikram Yadav has been nominated as the member secretary of the commission.
The state government has constituted the Commission in accordance with the provisions contained in the Odisha State Commission for Backward Classes Act 1993.
Justice Raghunath Biswal who is the chairman of the new commission was a former judge of the Orissa High Court. Earlier he had also served as President State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission from November 2012 to March 2017.