Bhubaneswar: Community participation becomes more lively and effective when combined with developmental schemes of the Government, routed through Collectors and Superintendents of Police. Young officers should work as a team with the district administration and lay a collaborative base of career during their tenure in district and divisions, Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy said today.
This was Tripathy’s advice to two probationers of the Indian Forest Services of Odisha cadre, Ravi Meena and Sudarshan Jadhav, who called of the Chief Secretary at Lok Seva Bhavan today. Triapthy advised the young officer duo to make them a part of the district administration.
“Many forest officers of the State have done excellent works during emergencies and exigencies in close cooperation with other departments. Their services have also been very helpful in the on-going health emergency of Covid-19,” said Tripathy. He emphasized that the forest officers can serve the forest and the forest dwellers better in active cooperation with other departments.
Meena, a native of Rajasthan and Jadhav from Maharashtra, accompanied by Additional Commissioner, Gopobandhu Academy of Administration, Dr HB Panda met the Chief Secretary today.
Meena has been posted in Angul Forest Division while Jadhav has been posted in Baripada forest division as probationers. They will shortly move to their respective areas after one week training in Gopabandhu Academy of Administration, Bhubaneswar.