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  Section 4(1)(b) (ii)- Powers and duties of Officers and employees
Sl.No. Designation Powers and Duties
1 State Chief
General Superintendence, direction and management of affairs of the State Information Commission. Hearing of Complaints/Appeals as per the provisions of the Act.
2 State Information
Each Commissioner including the SCIC has been allocated with Departments for the purpose of dealing with Complaints and Appeals, assisting the SCIC in matters of the General Management of the Commission.
3 Secretary Overall supervision of all administrative work, Liaisoning with State Government and Govt. of India on behalf of the Commission. Any other work assigned by the SCIC.
4 Registrar Management of the overall documentation, supervision, monitoring the work of the Registry in dealing with Complaints and Appeals including compliance of the decisions of the Commission.
5 AFA-cum-Under Secretary Monitoring and maintenance of Accounts Records and Audit report. Monitoring and follow-up of the Minutes of the Commission Meeting, monitoring harassment and grievance matters related to RTI. All matter relating to professional & Income Tax. Monitoring/ updating website. Any other work assigned by the Commission.
6 Asst. Registrar

Attend to the complaints of non-compliance of the orders passed by the Commissioners to which he/she is attached.

After placing the complaints before the Commissioner and after obtaining necessary orders, he/she will ensure that the orders are communicated to the persons concerned and will monitor the case records from time to time.

Scrutinize incoming Complaint Petitions/ Second Appeals, make correspondence with the complainants/ appellants in order to meet deficiencies, if and and ensure furnishing of status report from the PIO/First Appellate Authority and place the records with case summaries for reference of the respective Commissioners.

Review timely despatch of the orders of the Commission and uploading of the same in the website.

Undertake research work related to case decisions by High Courts/ Supreme Court with the assistance of the concerned ALOs and bring to the notice of the Presiding Officers as part of knowledge building exercise in the Commission.

Any other duty to be entrusted by the Registrar.

7 Principal Private
Secretary/PS/PA/OSD to SCIC
Secretarial Assistance, any other work assigned in routine course by Hon’ble SCIC.
8 PS/PA/OSD to SIC Secretarial assistance to SIC and any other work assigned in routine course by SIC
9 Private Secretary
to Secretary
Secretarial assistance to Secretary. Maintaining the U.O.I. Register, Minutes register of the Commission
10 OSD To take dictation from the concerned SCIC/SICs and another work entrusted by SCIC/SICs
11 Law Officer/Asst. Law Officer Render assistance to the Odisha Information Commission in disposal of Complaint Cases and Second Appeals, monitoring of follow up action of the order of the Commission and other Court cases
12 Court Master/Bench Clerk Court Management/ Case records, Cause list preparation and follow up compliance documentation.
13 Scrutinizer-cum-Sheristadar Scrutiny and Registration of Complaints/Second Appeals and forward them to the staff of respective courts. Issue of the decisions/ orders of the Commission to the parties, Render help to the illiterate persons and guide them to exercise their rights under the Act. Any other work of the Legal wing specifically entrusted to him/ her by the Registrar.
14 Legal Facilitator / Data Processing Assistant Generation of notice, compliance of the orders of the Commission and any other work entrusted by higher Authorities.
15 Desk Officer Complying the orders of Secretary for general superintendence and management of affairs of the Commission.
16 Section Officer Security and housekeeping of the Commission, preparation of budget, upkeep and management of records. He will be accountable to the Secretary through AFA-cum-Under Secretary.
17 Asst. Section Officer As per distribution of work made by the Secretary.