Paralakhemkundi. 2016 IAS batch Shri Smruti Ranajan Pradhan took the charge of the Gajapati District Magistrate Cum District Collector here on Friday 23rd June 2023. Today evening on Saturday 24th June 2023 group of journalist met collector at the Paralakhemundi Circuit houses and submitted a Memorandum with various demands regarding the safety of the Working Journalist in the state of Odisha.
Shri Pradhan requested the Media and Public that Eradication of the uses of polythene is very much important because it’s very harmful to life and he requested both the public and media to maintain Cleanliness in the district because that very important. He also accepted the request of the Media persons regarding the urgency need of anesthesia doctor in the Gajapati District Headquarter Hospital and he will address the same thing in the concern department to make sure that anesthesia doctors are available for the patient. He also said that the officers who are absconding from the work, He will take stringent action regarding those officers who are not faithfully in their duties.