Bhubaneswar: The State Government has promoted a record number of 3,166 employees belonging to 39 departments across all 30 districts in the last week of December 2019.
Based on the information provided by different departments, 852 were promoted in Group-A and 527 promoted in Group-B. A total of 1,496 and 291 employees were promoted in Group-C and Group-D categories, respectively, informed a release issued by the Chief Minister’s Office.
From January to November 2019, total 9,766 employees across categories were promoted. From January 1 to December 31, as many as 12,932 employees were promoted, informed the release.
The CMO release mentioned that 3,139 employees were promoted in 2019 at the district level.
Maximum 2,330 employees were promoted in the Home Department whereas 1,307 got promotions in the Agriculture and Farmers’ Empowerment Department. 1,251 promoted in the Health and Family Welfare Department.
At the district level, the highest 748 employees were promoted in Cuttack district while 218 and 194 were given promotion in Mayurbhanj and Ganjam districts, respectively.
Notably, the Chief Minister had in early December asked departments to give promotions to deserving employees by December-end as a part of 5T initiative.