Odisha CM demands national SOP for smooth return of stranded people  

Bhubaneswar: A day after discussing a smooth exit plan for migrant workers with his counterparts in Gujarat and Maharashtra, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday demanded a national uniform standard operating procedure (SOP) for smooth movement of stranded persons across the country. During a video conferencing with the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chief Minister Patnaik […]

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Odisha to bring back stranded Odia migrant workers form Gujarat

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government will bring back stranded Odia migrant workers form Gujarat amid the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. A team of two senior officers from each the State will coordinate the return of lakhs of Odia workers to Odisha. Decision to this effect was taken in a meeting held between Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik […]

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Odisha-born IAS officer Girish Murmu appointed first Lieutenant Governor of J&K

Bhubaneswar: Gujarat cadre Odia IAS officer Girish Chandra Murmu was appointed as the first Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir. Murmu, a 1985-batch IAS officer currently holds the post of Expenditure Secretary in the Finance Ministry. He hails from Mayurbhanj district. Born on November 21, 1959 in Mayurbhanj district, Murmu was set to retire from […]

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