**Bhubaneswar: ** Gracing the induction programme for the new recruits of Odisha Power Transmission Corporation Limited (OPTCL) held at Jaydev Bhavan here, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today congratulated all the new comers and urged them to follow the 3Ts (Team Work, Transparency and Technology) mantra in their coming assignments.
The Chief Minister on the occasion praised OPTCL management for their recruitment process.
He reiterated his government’s commitment to creating more jobs and also stated that he would be personally monitoring its progress.
The Chief Minister stressed that the new comers should deliver their best professional ability for the growth of OPTCL as well as Odisha power sector.
As per a press note, the Chief Minister has approved the implementation of 7th Pay Recommendation for OPTCL employees in the recent past.
OPTCL CMD and Energy Commissioner-cum-Secretary Hemant Sharma in his welcome speech presented many successful facts pertaining to achievement of OPTCL.
“The State-funded Odisha Distribution System Strengthening Project- ODSSP worth Rs 3843 crore is also implemented by OPTCL. The progress and impact so far is praiseworthy. The scheme has resulted in good improvement of voltage profile in the State,” said Sharma.
OPTCL Director (HRD) Rajendra Senapati expressed his deep gratitude to the Chief Minister for timely approval of proposals for filling up of vacancies in OPTCL.
As per a press note, OPTCL has taken up four recruitment drives through a competency based modern talent acquisition process i.e. online Computer Based Test (CBT) during the last two years. This has helped the State Government to recruit highly skilled and talented young professionals in Odisha Power Sector.
OPTCL, since 2010, has recruited 1762 professionals from various disciplines including this batch of 100 electrical engineers, claimed the press note.
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