MoU signed for Paradip Plastic Park, Rs 106 crore to be spent

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar, March 9: The Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) and Odisha Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation (IDCO) on Tuesday signed an agreement and a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the development of Paradip Plastic Park spread over 120 acres of land. The estimated cost for its development is Rs 106 crore. The MoU was signed […]

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Odisha CM, Union Mines Minister inaugurate production of two OMC iron ore mines

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar, February 18: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and Union Coal and Mines Minister Pralhad Joshi on Thursday jointly inaugurated the production in two iron ore mines – Jilling Langlotta Iron Ore Mines and Guali Iron Ore Mines – of Odisha Mining Corporation (OMC) via video conferencing. “These mines will generate around Rs 5,000 crore […]

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Odisha CM launches 22 industrial projects worth Rs 13,311 crore, employment potential 10,677

Bhubaneswar, February 17: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday performed ground-breaking of 20 industrial projects and inaugurated two projects, ranging from Metal and downstream, Tourism, Textile and apparel, Cement, Plastic and Food processing sectors. In a major boost to the Make in Odisha, these 22 industrial units with a combined investment of Rs 13, 311.53 […]

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Rs 1,272-Cr KALIA 3rd installment released to 53-lakh farmers in Odisha 

Bhubaneswar, February 12: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday disbursed Rs 1,272 crore to more than 53 lakh farmers across Odisha under KALIA scheme through video conferencing. As per the scheme, each farmer Rs 2,000. The third installment of KALIA scheme was transferred to the small and marginal farmers and landless agricultural labourers through Direct […]

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RTOs go paperless as Odisha CM rolls out 9 online services

Bhubaneswar, February 10: Bringing a major transformation in service delivery under 5T framework, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday rolled out nine citizen centric services of the State Transport Authority (STA). With this, transport offices of the State have become paperless, enabling citizens to get the services online from any place, any time. The services […]

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CM announces Rs 18 crore infra boost for Ramadevi Women’s University

Bhubaneswar, February 8: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday inaugurated new academic block, library and hostel building at Rama Devi Women’s University here. The Chief Minister also announced that Rs 18 crore has been allocated for renovation of existing infrastructure like academic building, hostel building and open air stage. Speaking on the occasion, Patnaik said, […]

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CM inaugurates LED streetlight system on Cuttack-Puri Bypass Road

Bhubaneswar, February 3: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday dedicated LED streetlight system on Cuttack-Puri Bypass Road. The lighting system has been started over 12 km stretch from Palasuni Square to Lingipur Square on the Bypass Road. The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has installed 774 LED lights in 387 poles and three high-mast lights in […]

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Highways in Odisha get a boost as CM holds talks with Union Ministers

Bhubaneswar, February 2: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday took up several important infrastructure projects with Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on virtual mode. Union Petroleum & Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, Union MoS Pratap Sarangi also participated. Initiating the discussion, Chief Minister Patnaik proposed for early completion of various ongoing NH projects in […]

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BJD to attend President Ram Nath Kovind’s address in Parliament tomorrow

Bhubaneswar, January 28: Even as the 16 Opposition parties decided to boycott President Ram Nath Kovind’s address to a joint sitting of Parliament on Friday over the Union Government’s “undemocratic” attitude towards the farmers, Naveen Patnaik-led BJD will attend the the ceremony. “The Biju Janta Dal will attend the President’s address tomorrow and raise all […]

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R-Day: Democracy will be stronger if we work together, says Naveen Patnaik  

Bhubaneswar, January 26: Our democracy will be stronger if we work together to build consensus on issues of national importance while protecting the diversity, said Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday on the occasion of 72nd Republic Day. “Diversity is the biggest strength of our country which beautifully reflects in Indian Constitution. Our democracy will […]

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