Orissa Non-Gazetted Veterinary Technical Service Rules, 1983
Promotion to the posts in the cadre of Veterinary Technician shall be filled up by promotion made from amongst the Livestock Inspectors.
13. There shall be constituted a Departmental Promotion Committee consisting of the Director as a Chairman, Additional Director and Joint Director (Extn.) as members and Establishment Officer as Secretary thereof.
14. (I) The Departmental Promotion Committee constituted under rule 13 shall ordinarily meet before May every year and prepare a list of Livestock Inspector who are held by the Committee to be suitable for promotion to the posts of Veterinary Technician.
(2) The selection for inclusion in such list shall be based on merit and suitability in all respect with due regard to seniority.
(3) The names of Livestock Inspectors included in the aforesaid list shall be arranged m order of seniority.
Provided that any Junior Livestock Inspector who in the opinion of the Committee is of exceptional merit and suitability may be assigned a place in the list higher than that of Livestock Inspector senior to him:
Provided further that if in the process of selection it is proposed to supersede any senior officer by his junior, the Committee shall record its reasons for the proposed supersession