Odisha: 334 new recruits join Govt colleges   

Education Odisha

Bhubaneswar, August 25: As many as 334 new recruits – 291 Laboratory Assistants, 25 Junior Librarians and 18 Physical Education Teachers – joined the State Government colleges on Thursday.

An orientation programme was organised for the new recruits at the State Convention Centre in Loka Seva Bhawan and was graced by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on virtual mode.

“In the recent past, over 1,000 Professors, Associates Professors, Assistant Professors and Junior Lectures have been recruited in different Government and Non-Government Colleges. This has helped in increasing the Student-Teacher Ratio in our colleges,” said CM Patnaik.

Welcoming the new employees, he said that Laboratory Assistants and Junior Librarians have been appointed to give more thrust to quality education.

“Their role in laboratories and libraries is essential to create a dynamic environment for education in institutions,” he said.

Focusing on sports, he said that the Government has always encouraged Sports to its fullest extent. In fact, Odisha is now a bright spot in the sports map of the globe, he added.

Recruitment of Physical Education Teachers, the CM added, will certainly play a positive role in enhancing the interest of our students in sports and help create more national and international players in our State.

Higher Education Minister Rohit Pujari, Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mohapatra, Higher Education Principal Secretary Bishnupada Sethi and Secretary to Chief Minister (5T) VK Pandian were also present.

Three new recruits Pushpabati Pati, Krushna Chandra Sahu and Bobita Tudu, sharing their experience said that the 5T initiative has made the entire recruitment process efficient, timely, and hassle-free. The technology based choice locking system has helped to come out successfully in a transparent manner.

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