Bhubaneswar: 1988-batch IPS officer Satyajit Mohanty, who opted for voluntary retirement from service, assumed charge as the Chairperson of the Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) on Monday.
“Took voluntary retirement from service today after serving a long 33 years to join as Chairman, Odisha Public Service Commission. Thanks to Odisha Fire Service @OdishaFS_HGs_CD for a warm send off”, Mohanty said in the twitter handle.
Mohanty, recipient of Police (Antrik Suraksha Seva) Medal, Police Medal for Meritorious Service and President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service, served in various capacities across the State in his 33-year-long service stint.
Promoted to the rank of Director General of Police, he had served as Director General, Prisons and Director, Correctional Services of Odisha, Special DGP, Intelligence and is currently serving as DG, Fire Service, Commandant General, Home guards and Director, Civil Defence, Odisha.