Bhubaneswar: The State government has published a notification in the Odisha Gazette showing reservation of offices of Chairpersons of the 97 NACs and Municipalities as specified below for different categories.
Hindol, Attabira, Pipili, Junagarh, Digapahandi, Kantabanjhi NACs and Joda Municipality are reserved for Scheduled Caste (Women). Khandapara, Titilagarh NACs and Anandapur, Dhenkanal & Bolangir Municipalities are reserved for Scheduled Caste.
Nuapada, Kesinga, Jaleswar NACs and Nawarangpur, Jeypore Municipalities are reserved for Scheduled Tribe (Women). Padampur, Gunupur NACs and Phulbani, Rourkela Municipalities are reserved for Scheduled Tribe. Chatrapur, Khariar Road, Purusotampur, Khariar, Rambha, Tarava, Hirakud, Ganjam NACs and Paralakhemundi, Baragarh, Brajarajnagar Municipalities are reserved for Backward Citizen (Women). Athamalik, Chikiti, Kasinagar, Nimapara, Kabisuryanagar, Banki, Nayagarh NACs and Balasore, Talcher, Deogarh Municipalities are reserved for Backward Citizen. Kotpad, Gudari, Gopalpur, Pattamundai, Buguda, Banapur, Hinjilicut, Soroda, Rairangpur, Patnagarh, Umerkote, Soro, Binika, Bhanjanagar, Kodala, Khalikote, Barapali, Kuchinda, Boudhgarh, Bhuban, Aska, Malkangiri NACs and Biramitrapur, Rayagada, Rajgangapur, Jajpur Municipalities are reserved for Women Candidates. G.Udayagiri, Koraput, Basudevpur, Kamakhyanagar, Nilagiri, Karnjia, Polsara, Udala, Belguntha, Balugaon, Konark NACs and Puri, Sambalpur, Baripada, Bhadrak, Jharsuguda, Bhawanipatna, Jatni, Keonjhargarh, Choudwar, Kendrapara, Khordha, Sundargarh, Angul, Vyasanagar, Jagatsinghpur, Sonepur, Athgarh, Barbil Municipalities are unreserved.
Director, Municipal Administration has invited objections and suggestions from all persons interested in connection with this notification within a period of 15 days from the date of this publication in the Odisha gazette.