Bhubaneswar: Five more officials of the State Government including one Engineer, one CDPO, one Anganwadi Supervisor, one Police Inspector, and one Revenue Supervisor were awarded compulsory retirement today.
The officials are facing corruption cases and were considered fit for compulsory retirement. The officials also faced the crisis of efficiency. With this, around 146 officials have been awarded compulsory retirement by the State Government till date.
Assistant Engineer of Integrated Tribal Development Agency (ITDA), Baripada, Santosh Kumar Das, is facing a corruption case. Odisha Vigilance had arrested him for possessing disproportionate assets amounting to Rs 2.80 crores.
Vigilance had seized Rs 41.77 lakh cash from his house. He was also found in possession of one 2 storeyed building at Badagada in Bhubaneswar, one flat at Sailashree Vihar in Bhubaneswar, one semi-finished building at Kalinga Vihar in Bhubaneswar, and three plots at Balasore.
Child Development Project Officer (CDPO) of Balikuda in Jagatsinghpur district, Sarala Dei, is facing a corruption case. She had been apprehended by Vigilance while demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 20,000.
She had also been found in possession of five plots in Bhubaneswar, one plot in Pipili, two plots, and a two-storeyed building in Jagatsinghpur. A large amount of cash and jewellery have also been recovered.
Anganwadi Supervisor of Balikuda in Jagatsinghpur district, Pratima Sahoo, is facing a corruption case. She had been apprehended by Vigilance while demanding and accepting a bribe.
Police inspector Ramchandra Behera of Police Training College in Angul, has several allegations of inefficiency and indiscipline against him.
Revenue Supervisor Hrudanand Sahu, working in Tehsildar office in Keonjhar district, is facing a corruption case. He was nabbed by the Vigilance while accepting a bribe of Rs 20,000 from a complainant.