Local Wire Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Sept 29 (local Wire) The state on Saturday appointed administrators for 66 urban local bodies (ULB) as the tenure of elected representatives heading them came to an end.
The respective collectors were appointed as administrators in municipalities such as Angul, Boudh, Bhadrak, Balasore, Dhenkanal, Paralakhemundi (Gajapati district), Jagatsinghpur, Jajpur, Keonjhar, Khurda, Malkangiri, Nayagarh, Nabrangpur, Puri and Rayagada.
Similarly Ganjam collector will take charge as the administrator of Berhampur Municipal Corporation in addition to his existing responsibility.
According the notification issued by the housing and urban development department, sub-collectors,additional district magistrates and project directors of the district rural development agencies will be administrators for municipalities located in their respective regions.