All slums will be transformed into model colonies in next 3 years: Odisha CM

Bhubaneswar, September 28: With a vision of slum free cities under Odisha Liveable Habitat Mission (OLHM) or JAGA Mission, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday inaugurated Slum Upgradation Programme to transform at least 2,919 slums in the State. The programme started from Balasore, the land of Fakir Mohan Senapati. “All slums will be transformed into […]

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CM urges Centre to accord classical status to Odissi music

Bhubaneswar, September 25: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday wrote to Union Culture and Tourism Minister Prahlad Singh Patel to accord classical status to Odissi music to fulfil the long cherished dream of music lovers of Odisha and that of India. The Chief Minister said that Odishan music has a tradition of 2000 years and […]

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Odisha Govt approves high-level bridge in Tirtol ahead of by-election

Bhubaneswar, September 25: As the Election Commission of India is set to announce schedule for the two by-elections for Balasore and Tirtol Assembly segments, the Odisha Government on Friday approved construction of a high level bridge over River Mahanadi on Tirtol-Posal-Sankheswar road at a cost of Rs 118.56 crore in Jagatsinghpur district. The 888.89 metre […]

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Cabinet approves amendment of Advocates’ Welfare Fund Act

Bhubaneswar, September 2: The Odisha Cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday approved amendment of Advocates’ Welfare Fund Act, 1987 for payment of financial assistance to needy advocates to tide over crisis due to disruption of legal profession in view of Covid-19 pandemic. “The State Government has decided to amend the Odisha Advocates’ […]

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Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik conducts aerial survey of flood-affected areas

Bhubaneswar, August 31: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday undertook an aerial survey of flood affected areas and announced 50 kg rice and Rs 500 financial assistance to all families in the villages which have been severely affected, inundated, marooned due to the flood. At least 17 persons have lost their lives and as many […]

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Naveen speaks to PM Modi, seeks postponement of NEET, JEE Main Exams

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday spoke to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over telephone and requested him for postponement of NEET and JEE Main Exam in view of COVID19 pandemic and severe flood situation in many parts of Odisha. “CM @Naveen_Odisha spoke to Prime Minister @narendramodi over telephone and requested him for postponement of […]

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Govt can’t be there in every house, street to enforce Covid rules: Odisha CM

Bhubaneswar: Government cannot be there in every house or street to enforce rules. It is the individual responsibility of each one of us to jointly fight this pandemic, said Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik while addressing MLAs at the sensitisation workshop on COVID-19. Addressing the programme through video conferencing, Patnaik said, “I can proudly say that my […]

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COVID-19: CM urges Serum Institute CEO to keep Odisha as priority for vaccination

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday spoke to Serum Institute CEO, Adar Poonawalla over a video call to discuss on progress of Covid vaccine. The Chief Minister expressed happiness that Serum Institute has partnered with Oxford University to develop Covid vaccine and congratulated for the recent promising results published in Lancet on Covid vaccine. […]

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CM inaugurates 8 new HDFC bank branches in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday inaugurated eight new branches of HDFC Bank in Odisha through video conference. These branches will generate over 100 jobs for the youth. Of the eight new branches five are in Khurda district, one each in Sudargargarh, Sambalpur and Kendrapada districts. The new branches are part of HDFC’s network […]

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Odisha Govt promotes 629 Medical Officers

Bhubaneswar: As many as 629 Medical Officers have been granted promotion to Additional Director Level-II under the Dynamic Assured Career Progression (DACP) Scheme in the State as per the orders of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. On March 20, Chief Minister Patnaik announced immediate implementation of Dynamic Assured Career Progression for Medical Officers of Odisha Medical […]

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