Asit Tripathy assumes charge as Chairman of WODC
Bhubaneswar: Former chief secretary Asit Kumar Tripathy on Monday assumed office as the Principal Advisor to Chief Minister and Chairman of Western Odisha Development Council (WODC).
Tripathy said the WODC will be made more vibrant and effective in formulation of need-based projects, their timely completion and quick delivery of services to the people. He directed the officers of the council to prepare a base line data platform of the critical developmental indicators on the basis of micro level survey reports. He also directed to computerise the files and get connected to OSWAS.
Tripathy directed all officers of the council to scale up their performance and achieve definite output in terms of socio-economic development. He said, “if required, the officers and staff will be provided the capacity enhancement training in their respective fields of work and operation.”
Tripathy emphasised on disposal of files and to prepare resolutions of the meeting on the same day. The review showed that around 3,000 micro and small projects are at various stages of implementation in 10 districts within the orbit of WODC, namely Bargarh, Balangir, Boudh, Deogarh, Kalahandi, Nuapada, Jharsuguda, Sambalpur, Subarnapur, Sundargarh and Athamallik sub-division of Angul district.