As per a notification issued by the State housing & city improvement division, the workplace of chairperson in 9 ULBs has been reserved for SC (ladies), 5 for ST (ladies) and 40 for ladies.
Similarly, the chairperson publish in eight different ULBs has been reserved for SC and three for ST, whereas the publish in 42 different civic our bodies is below the unreserved class.
The division has sought objections/ recommendations from all individuals on the draft reservation list inside a interval of 15 days.
“Any objection and suggestion which may be received by the director municipal administration (DMA) from any person interested on or before the expiry of the period so specified above shall be considered by the State government,” learn the notification.
On January 12, the State authorities had issued a notification on reservation of the Mayor seat for the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC), Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) and Berhampur Municipal Corporation (BeMC).
In the draft list, the federal government has reserved the mayor publish for BMC and BeMC for ladies candidates whereas CMC has been saved unreserved.
Notably, the State authorities has amended the Odisha Municipal Rules, 1994, to carry direct election for the posts of mayors of municipal firms and chairpersons of municipalities and NACs through the upcoming ballot.
Meanwhile, the State Election Commissioner Aditya Prasad Padhi on Saturday held a gathering with the State authorities officers to evaluate the preparation made for ensuing three-tier Panchayat elections with strict adherence to Covid-19 protocols.
An in depth dialogue was held on the best way to implement the rules throughout submitting of nominations, scrutiny, campaigning and counting, Padhi stated.
“We have sought opinions and suggestions from collectors and SPs. Based on the input, we will revise our Covid guidelines,” he stated.
Padhi hoped that the district officers will focus extra on the election course of as the method of submitting the nomination papers will begin from January 17.
The Panchayat polls might be held in 5 phases on February 16, 18, 20, 22, and 24. The counting of votes and declaration of outcomes might be completed on February 26, 27, and 28.