Odisha Lokayukta presents Annual Report for 2021 to Governor

Bhubaneswar: The Chairperson and Members of Lokayukta, Odisha met the Governor of Odisha and presented the Third Annual Report for the year, 2021. During discussion, the Chairperson of Lokayukta,  Justice Ajit Singh apprised that despite the pandemic, altogether 884  number of cases were disposed of during the year, 2021.

He also drew the  attention of the Governor, Odisha about the existing form of  making Complaint as provided in Odisha Lokayukta (Procedure of filing of  Complaint) Rules, 2020 which is too cumbersome and deterrent for people.  To rectify this issue, the Lokayukta have recommended the State Government to substitute the same with a more simpler one, so that people will be encouraged to appeal to the Lokayukta against corruption.

At the time of presentation of the Annual Report, Shri Justice Bijay  Kumar Nayak, Member (Judicial), Dr. Debabrata Swain and Dr. Rajendra  Prasad Sharma, Members of the Lokayukta, Secretary, Director of Inquiry  and Director of Prosecution were present.

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