Bhubaneswar: A total number of 670 successful candidates joined Odisha Civil Services today. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today distributed the appointment letters to the successful candidates and urged them to work with compassion.
Of the total 670, 69 persons joined OAS, 24 OPS, nine OCS, 396 ORS and 163 joined OT &AS services, respectively. This apart, at least six sportspersons and 15 persons with disabilities (PWDs) candidates have also come out successful in the OCS-201S.
Advising the newly recruited officers to work with compassion, Patnaik said, “It is the highest form of professionalism for development administrators. Use the 3Ts of Technology, Transparency and Team work to bring about transformation in the lives of our people.”
“I am sure when you retire from Government services one day you will have the satisfaction of transforming the lives of people in whatever assignments you hold,” the CM said.
Among others, Revenue and Disaster Management Minister Maheswar Mohanty, Cooperation and FSCW Minister Surya Narayan Patro, Finance Minister Sashi Bhusan Behera, Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi and Development Commissioner R Balkrishanan also grace the occasion.