Bhubaneswar: The State home department has asked to create 500 new Traffic police posts in different categories in different police district across Odisha.
In a letter written to Accountant Generals (A and E) by Special Secretary Santosh Bala, the new posts will be essentially for traffic management duties in various police districts including that of Bhubaneswar-Cuttack Commissionerate Police.
Of the 500 vacancies, one will be for Deputy Superintendent of Police with Level 12 of pay matrix, 118 Sub-Inspectors with Level 9, 72 Havildars with Level 7 and 309 constables with Level 5. The vacancies will be filled up as per the recruitment guidelines of Odisha Reservations of Vacancies Act.
The letter also said that Group-B snd C posts will be filled initially on a contractual basis as per stipulations contained in the relevant notifications of the General Administration department.