CM, Dharmendra launch Bindusagar Lake Rejuvenation project

Bhubaneswar, January 9: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and Union Petroleum and Natural Gas and Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday jointly launched the Bindusagar Lake Rejuvenation initiative, a CSR project by Indian Oil Corporation Ltd here. Around Rs 70 lakh is being invested from the IndianOil Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) fund for this initiative. […]

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Odisha CM inaugurates first-of-its-kind Fire Park 

Bhubaneswar, January 5: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday inaugurated the “Fire Park”, a first-of-its-kind park in India and launched a dynamic online portal, ‘AgnishamaSeva’ of Odisha Fire Service on virtual platform. Located inside the premises of Odisha Fire & Disaster Academy in Bhubaneswar, the Fire Park will be opened to public on every Saturday […]

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Odisha has emerged as education hub in eastern India: CM Naveen Patnaik

Bhubaneswar, January 2: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday said that education in Odisha is witnessing a rapid transformation and the State has emerged as the education hub of the eastern India. “Historically, Odisha has been at the forefront of education and research. Education in Odisha is witnessing a rapid transformation. I am particularly happy […]

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Odisha CM requests PM Modi to establish Sri Jagannath Int’l Airport at Puri

Bhubaneswar, January 1: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi for setting up an international airport in Puri. In a letter to Prime Minister, Patnaik said, “Odisha Government has identified land at Puri and will proactively support all activities required for establishing it in record time.” “Holy city of Puri, abode […]

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CM announces Special Police Wing to tackle crimes against women & children

Bhubaneswar, December 30: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday announced creation of a Special Wing in the Odisha Police to look after offences against women and children. “Crime against women and children remains our focus area. I hereby announce creation of Special wing in Odisha Police to look after offences against women and children. I […]

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Quota for Govt school students in medical, engineering from next year in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, December 28: Odisha Cabinet headed by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday decided to provide reservation to Government School and College students in Medical and Engineering admission. A high-level committee comprising educationists, eminent persons led by a retired High Court judge will be set up to work out the details on the reservation of […]

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CM launches PAReSHRAM portal; 22 services of Labour & ESI Dept available online

Bhubaneswar, December 17: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday inaugurated PAReSHRAM portal to ensure digital access of services of the Labour and ESI Department under the transformative 5T charter of the State Government. As part of the initiative, at least 22 services are available online in first phase with a total of 52 services planned […]

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Odisha Cabinet approves Ordinance for better management of Lingaraj temple affairs

Bhubaneswar, December 14: The Odisha Cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday approved Shree Lingaraj Temple Ordinance in line with Sri Jagannath Temple Act. The 11th century shrine is presently governed by Odisha Hindu Religious Endowment Act. The Lingaraj Temple Act will help in better execution of rituals and management. As per Lingaraj […]

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Baramunda Inter-State Bus Terminal to be ready in 18 months: CM

Bhubaneswar, December 10: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday inspected the progress of the Inter-State Bus Terminal (ISBT) in Baramunda here and the new ISBT will cost about Rs 180 crore and is expected to be completed in 18 months. The Chief Minister praised its design and said that it will be a new landmark […]

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Odisha CM opens Eco Retreats in 5 places

Bhubaneswar, December 9: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik virtually inaugurated the second edition of the Eco Retreats (Luxurious Tented Accommodations) – an initiative of the Odisha Tourism – at Konark, Bhitarkanika, Daringibadi, Hirakud and Satkosia. Speaking on the occasion Patnaik said, “The success of the Eco Retreat model is evident from the enthusiastic response received by […]

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