Published On: Sat, Mar 28th, 2020

Odisha CM announces one-time relaxation in promotion for doctors

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday announced one-time relaxation in the promotion for the doctors under the Dynamic Assured Career Progression (DACP) scheme.

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik

Informing about the decision, Patnaik said: “In the present situation of coronavirus pandemic, the Medical Officers of Odisha Medical and Health Services (OMHS) cadre who are at the forefront of our health sector play a vital role in the management of COVID-19.”

“Though promotion of Medical Officers under DACP scheme was announced a year ago, Medical Officers could not get promotion under this scheme due to want of required PARs.

In order to fast track DACP, the government has allowed one-time relaxation for promotion under DACP scheme considering at least the Performance Apprisal Reports (PARs) of 3 years out of the preceding 7 years,” said Patnaik.

According to the Chief Minister, the entire exercise will be completed by April 30, 2020.


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