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Special IRB raised in Odisha to accelerate infra growth in LWE affected areas

Bhubaneswar, May 30: The Odisha Government has set up 9th IR battalion to accelerate infrastructure development in LWE affected areas by providing security to construction of roads, bridges etc. Fast-paced development will bring socio-economic progress as well as greater employment & livelihood opportunities for the people in the hinterland.

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today distributed appointment letters to 490 newly recruited IRB jawans.

“Creating employment opportunities for youth in both Government and private sector is a high priority for us. We have launched special campaigns to fill up all vacant posts and have created large number of posts in essential services including police, Fire services and prisons,” said Patnaik.

For the new specialised IR battalion, 490 youth have been selected through an online application process adopted for the first time in the State police.

The CM asked all recruitment agencies to adopt such method for ease and convenience of candidates as well as transparency in process.

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