Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government Wednesday came out with a resolution integrating the various directorates with their respective administrative departments.

The resolution (No23525 dated 21st Aug, 2019) issued by the general administration department said that “in order to streamline the functioning of directorates and speed up the process of decision making, the government has been pleased to integrate the different directorates with their respective administrative departments to function as composite departments with immediate effect.

As per the resolution, the integrated department shall function in the premises of the concern administrative department/ directorate as may be decided by the administrative department keeping in view availability of space and public convenience. There will be single file system through OSWAS. The various units of the directorate and the administrative department will be reorganised.

The surplus staff will be surrendered to the pool being managed by administrative reform cell of general administration department for redeployment and the vacant post at the lower level will be abolished as per the finance department order. The concerned staff will continue to remain in their respective cadres and will avail service benefits in their own cadre hierarchy.