Panchayati Raj and Drinking Water Department 2021 Career Notification. Panchayati Raj Department of Government of Odisha has released official notification for the job openings of Additional Programme Officer vacancies. Check the eligibility and notification prior to apply for the positions.

Closing Date is on :- 11th April, 2021.

No. of Posts and Vacancies :-  

Additional Programme Officer - 23 Posts

Job Location -  Bhubaneshwar

Other Qualification Details :-

Special Recruitment Drive for the post of Additional Programme Office (APO) under MGNREGS.

Applications are hereby invited, in online mode only, for selection of candidates for recruitment to the post of Additional Programme Officer (APO) in the category of ST only in different Blocks under MGNREG Scheme. Engagement of the selected candidates will be for a contract period of one year, which may be extended for further periods subject to appraisal of their performances.

1. Post Name: Additional Programme Officer

2. No of Posts: 23

3. Nature of the Job: The posts are purely contractual for execution of works under MGNREGS & co-terminus with the MGNREG Scheme. The selected candidates can be posted in any Block in the State by the virtue of the order of the appointing authority.

4. Monthly Consolidated Remuneration: Rs.20,000/-

5. Place of Posting: MGNREGS Block Units functioning at Block offices

6. Qualification: Master Degree in Sociology/ Social WorW Economics/ Mass Communication/ MBA in Rural Management or 2-years Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management / Rural Development from any recognized University/ Institution. Besides, the candidate should have proficiency in MS- Office and knowledge of Odia language in Computer.

7. No. PR-NREG-ESTT-0015-2020

Age: Age of the candidate shall not be below 21 years and above 37 (32 years + 5 years relaxation for ST/ Women) years as on 01.01.2021.

Documents Required :-

a. Candidates claiming reservation as ST/ Persons with Disabilities (PwD) category shall produce a Caste Certificate issued for the purpose of service/ PwD Certificate showing permanent disability issued by competent authorities.

b. Certificates and Mark sheets of qualifying examinations.

c. Certificate of passing Odia as a language in the final examination of Class-Vll from any School/ Educational Institution of Odisha or Central Government or passing test in Odia language in Middle School standard examination conducted by the School and Mass Education Department, Odisha.

d. Discharge Certificate/ documents in support of service rendered in defence services in case of Ex-Servicemen.

e. Sports persons' certificate issued by the Sports & Youth Services Department, if claimed reservation as Sportsperson.

Other Eligibility Conditions :-

i. A candidate must be a Citizen of India and a permanent resident of the State of Odisha,

ii. Of good character.

iii. The candidate shall be able to speak, read and write Odia fluently and must have

a. Passed Middle School examination with Odia as a language subject; or

b. Passed Matriculation or equivalent examination with Odia as medium of examination in non-language subject; or

c. Passed in Odia as language subject in the final examination of Class VII or above; or

d. Passed a test in Odia in Middle English School Standard conducted by the School and Mass Education Department,

(iv) The candidate must be of good mental condition, bodily healthy and free from any physical defect that is likely to interfere with the discharge of his duties in the service. The candidate, who after such medical examination is not found to satisfy these requirements, shall not be engaged to the service.

v. A candidate, who has more than one spouse living, will not be eligible for engagement unless the State Government has exempted his/her case from operation of this limitation for any good and sufficient reasons;

vi. A candidate, who claims to have changed his / her name or surname after having passed the High School Certificate Examination or equivalent examination, is required to furnish copy of the publication of the changed name in local leading daily newspaper as well as copy of notification in the Odisha Gazette in support of his/ her change of name.

vii. Applicants claiming reservation as sports person must possess Identity Cards issued by the Sports & Youth Services Department by the date of application.

viii. Applicants claiming reservation under Persons with Disability category must ensure they possess Permanent Disability Certificate from the competent authority and belong to the category and sub-category of disability for which the post has been reserved.

ix. Only those candidates, who fulfil the requisite qualifications. by the closing date of submission of the application will be considered eligible.

Selection Process :-

1. There shall be Written Examination (MCQ type), Computer Skill Test for selection of candidates to be engaged against the posts.

2. The date/ time/ venue of the Written Examination, Skill Test will be communicated to the eligible candidates in due course.

Steps to Apply :-

1. Start Date: 10:00 AM of 25.03.2021

2. Closing Date: 05.30 PM of 11.04.2021

a. The applicants have to go through the detailed advertisement before filling up of the online application. Candidates have to apply online using the official website https//, To fill the online application form, the candidates have to click the "Apply" tab in Home Page of the above website.

b. The online application submitted if found to be incomplete in any respect shall be liable for rejection & no correspondence in this regard will be entertained. Candidates are advised to take a printout of the online application form and keep it with them. They are not required to send the hard copy of the online application to MGNREGS Odisha Society.

c. The hard copy of the online application & self-attested copies of all uploaded documents, if any, along with their originals should be preserved by the candidates and shall be produced at the time of document verification. Application received in any manner other than online shall be rejected.

d. Applicant must have their own personal E-mail ID and Mobile/ Cell Phone Number with validity till the completion of the recruitment process for receiving all important communications relating to the recruitment process. In case he/ she does not have a valid personal E-mail ID, he/ she shall create a new E-mail ID for applying online.

Official Notification