Bhubaneswar: Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik today approved the creation of 663 posts for three India Reserve Battalions in the State. As per the statement provided by the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO), each IR Battalion will have 221 new posts at different levels.
The list of the new posts include Deputy Commandant -1 , Havildar Major -18, Havildar – 23, Constable – 154, Inspector (WT) – 1, Sub Inspector (WT) – 2, Havildar (WT) – 4, Constable (WT) – 13, Head Clerk – 1, Medical Officer – 1, Pharmacist – 2 and Staff Nurse – 2.
This apart, each IR battalion will have 44 new posts as support staff.
The CMO statement further mentioned the new support staff positions will be filled up through outsourcing. A total of 132 new posts will be filled up in the three IR battalions.