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10,116 police posts vacant in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, December 1: A total of 10,116 posts in various categories of Police Department are lying vacant as on June 1, 2014 in Odisha.

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday informed the Assembly in a written reply to a question of MLA Sanjib Kumar Sahoo.

The Chief Minister stated that that while 278 Group A posts are lying vacant against 886 sanctioned posts, 2,336 Group B posts are vacant against 5,472 sanctioned posts. Similarly, 7,501 posts in Group C category are lying vacant against sanctioned strength of 53,308.

The Chief Minister further stated that 4,791 of vacant posts would be filled up through direct posting and the rest 5325 posts would be filled up through promotions. 

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