Chief Minister Naveen Pattnaik presented the figure in the assembly today while replying to a question of Dillip Ray, the BJP MLA from Rourkela.
According to the CM’s of the 555 sanctioned posts in the said Indian Services 167 are lying vacant. In IAS 182 posts are occupied against the sanctioned 226. In IPS it is 106 against the sanctioned 188 posts for the state there by leaving 82 posts vacant. In IFS there are 100 officers where as the sanction strength for Odisha in this post is 141 which means 41 are vacant.
The CM said 71 officers are out of state on central deputation and inter-state postings.
There is massive vacancy in Odisha Services too. 310 posts in Odisha Administrative Service are lying vacant. Sanctioned strength in this category is 1416 in Odisha. Similarly 94 posts against the sanctioned 558 in Odisha Police Service are vacant. In Odisha Finance Service there are 101posts vacant from 709 where as maximum 494 posts in Odisha Forest Service are vacant sanctioned posts in Odisha Forest Service is 979.