Odisha Municipal Planning Service (Method of Recruitment and Conditions of Service) Rules, 2017
8. Status of Personnel and Salary:-
(1)The Officers and employees recruited to the Service shall be appointed and controlled by the Director, Municipal Administration and they shall not be, in any case, the employees of the State Government. They shall be Officers and employees of the Urban Local Body.
(2) The Urban Local Body concerned shall be liable to meet the salaries, allowances and other financial benefits of the personnel posted in the Urban Local Bodies.