Bhubaneswar: The reception counter at the Loka Seva Bhawan in Bhubaneswar is to be made fully functional from April 18.
The step has been taken in view of the recent pandemic situation and relaxation of COVID-related restrictions, stated Prafulla Chandra Pradhan, OSD-cum-Special Secretary, Home Department, in a letter to all departments.
Pradhan informed that the reception counter will be fully functional for allowing the general public for their grievances and other official work in the Secretariat.
The public or others will be able to apply for passes through online via the link http://epravesh.odisha.gov.in/ or through mobile app (ePravesh), he added.
Pradhan also informed that only accredited journalists will be allowed to enter the Secretariat from April 18.