Odisha decides to float global tender to procure COVID-19 vaccines

Bhubaneswar, May 10: In a major development, the Odisha Government on Monday decided to float global tender to procure COVID-19 vaccines. A proposal to this effect was cleared by the State Cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in the evening. “Odisha Govt will make all out efforts to procure vaccines in the shortest possible […]

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Rs 694 crore transferred to accounts of 34 lakh farmers under KALIA scheme

Bhubaneswar, April 1: With the beginning of new financial year, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday disbursed Rs 693.94 crore among more than 34 lakh farmers across the State under KALIA Scheme for the Rabi season marking the Utkala Dibasa. On this occasion, the Chief Minister said it’s heartening to note that KALIA is having […]

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Odisha CM urges people to strictly follow Covid norms for ‘zero infection’

Bhubaneswar, March 14: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik once again sought people’s cooperation in combating Covid 19 pandemic with an aim to achieve ‘Zero Infection’. “Zero Covid infection is our aim,” said Patnaik in his address to the people of the State. He also urged everyone to follow all Covid guidelines. With your cooperation, we have […]

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Odisha constitutes Task Force on ‘Forest Fire Management’

Bhubaneswar, March 8: Chief Minister on Monday constituted a nine-member State Task Force on ‘Forest Fire Management’ in State under the chairmanship of former PCCF and HoFF Dr. Sandeep Tripathy. Wildfires have spread across multiple forest areas in the State – mainly the Similipal Reserve. As per reports, it has been more than 10 days […]

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Odisha CM launches Internal Networking System for RD Dept

Bhubaneswar, February 24: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday launched the Multi-Protocol Label Switching Virtual Private Networking (RD-MPLS VPN) System for Rural Development Department through video conferencing. Speaking on the occasion after launching the system, the Chief Minister said that this networking system will provide internal connectivity to the offices of the department at local […]

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Reduce or defer school fees for three months, Odisha tells private schools

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government on Friday advised all private educational institutions in the State to be sympathetic to consider reduction or deferment of school fees for three months from April to June in view of the ongoing lockdown and the prevailing associated economic stress due to the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) in […]

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Legislators must not forget democratic decency: CM Naveen Patnaik

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday said that democratic dissent is a right of an MLA and while exercising this right, legislators must not forget democratic decency. “Democratic dissent is a right of an MLA. While exercising this right, legislators must not forget democratic decency. At no circumstances, democratic dissent should cast a shadow […]

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CM hails Rayagada SP for saving lives of accident victims

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday hailed Rayagada Superintendent of Police (SP) Sarvana Vivek M for saving the lives of accident victims in Kailashkota ghat on Monday. “Appreciate the exemplary act of humanity by Rayagada SP Sarvana Vivek M to save the lives of accident victims. The doctor SP did a yeoman service by […]

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