Tag: Aditya Prasad Padhi

Cyclone Titli aftermath: Death toll continues to mount in Gajapati

Gajapati: In yet another shocking report from Gajapati district as many as 21 people are feared dead after a landslide in Kainpur Panchayat of Rayagad block. According to reports, 15 persons went missing after the landslide out of which 7 bodies were recovered today. The deaths have been confirmed by Kainpur PEO and the sarpanch. […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Bus in every 4 minutes in Bhubaneswar soon

Bhubaneswar: Denizens of the smart city Bhubaneswar will have a bus every four minutes for fulfilment of their needs of public transport, informed Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC), Commissioner Krishan Kumar today after a meeting of the Empowered Committee of Infrastructure (ECI) chaired by Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi. ECI approved the plan to add 200 […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Odisha asks officials to complete rural electrification by December 2017

Bhubaneswar: Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi today directed officials to expedite rural electrification works and achieve power connectivity to all villages by end of December 2017. Energy Secretary, Hemant Kumar Sharma in a Power distribution review meeting chaired by the Chief Secretary informed that a detailed project report (DPR) was prepared to electrify 3,474 un-electrified […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Odisha increases OAS, OFS-cadre posts

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Cabinet on Thursday cleared the proposal to increase the number of posts in Odisha Administrative Service (OAS) and Odisha Finance Service (OFS) cadres. While OAS posts have been increased from 1,550 to 1,700, the number of OFS posts have increased from 723 to 800, informed Chief Secretary, Aditya Prasad Padhi. The Cabinet […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Chief Secy writes to Railways to expedite Jeypore–Malkangiri Rail Project

Bhubaneswar: Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi in a letter to the Railway Board Chairman expressed discontent over the Indian Railways’ demand that the State government provide 100 percent land acquisition cost for the Jeypore – Malkangiri Railway Line Project. The development of railways is the duty of the Centre, but the State Government provided financial […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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10,600 houses to be constructed in 28 towns under PMAY

Bhubaneswar: A total of 10,600 houses will be constructed in 28 towns across the state under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY), informed chief secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi after attending a review meeting held here today to discuss on the progress of the PMAY in the state. It was decided at the meeting that the […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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Odisha braces up to host Asian Athletics Championships

Bhubaneswar: A preparatory meeting for the Asian Athletics Championships scheduled to be held here from July 6 to 9, was held here today with Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi, Sports Secretary Vishal Kumar Dev and Secretary of Athletics Federation of India (AFI) chalking out strategies for smooth functioning of the event. Padhi informed, the championship […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Odisha to appoint water observers in each district

Bhubaneswar: There are four lakh bore wells and piped water facilities are provided to 38 thousand habitations in Odisha. In view of the coming rising mercury level, Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi yesterday instructed all District Collectors to ensure that all the bore wells and pipeline facilities function properly. Padhi, heading a review meeting here, […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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March 31 deadline for shifting of 1712 liquor shops along NH, SH: CS Padhi

Bhubaneswar: Acting on the orders of the Supreme Court, Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi today announced that all liquor shops along the National and State Highways will be shifted within March 31. Padhi instructed all District Collectors that if the 1712 liquor shops along the National and State Highways are not shifted within the given […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Fiscal deficit of Odisha well within limits: Chief Secy

Bhubaneswar: Chief  Secretary Aditya Padhi today said the fiscal deficit of Odisha is well within the limits. “The fiscal deficit is well within the permissible limit of 3.5 percent of GSDP. The present level of fiscal deficit is around 2 percent of Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP). The debt and GSDP ratio of the State […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Liquor shops within 500 mtrs from NH, SH to be shifted by Apr 1

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has decided to shift all liquor shops which have come up within 500 metres from the National Highways and State Highways, by April 1 this year. A decision to this effect was taken at a high level review meeting presided over by Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi at the State Secretariat […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Six proposals get Cabinet nod; LI projects to be named after Parbati Giri

Bhubaneswar: The State Cabinet meeting presided over by chief minister Naveen Patnaik at the State Secretariat here today approved six proposals. Talking to media persons after the meeting, chief secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi said the Cabinet decided to name all Lift Irrigation (LI) projects after eminent female freedom fighter Parbati Giri, nicknamed as Mother Teresa […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
700 industries to take part in Make in Odisha conclave

Bhubaneswar: Around 300-700 industries from across the country and outside will participate in the Make in Odisha conclave that is scheduled to be held here from November 30 to December 2. Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi informed this after a preparatory meeting held at Secretariat here today. A total 280 stalls will be set up […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Cabinet okays Odisha start-up policy

Bhubaneswar: The State Cabinet today approved the new start-up policy of the Odisha government to promote entrepreneurship in the state through provision of incentives for start-up ventures. Briefing media persons after the meeting, chief secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi said the policy would chart a road map to place Odisha among the top three investment destinations […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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NCST 'satisfied' with action on Kandhamal killings

Bhubaneswar: The National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) has expressed satisfaction with the follow-up action taken by the Odisha government on the death of five innocent residents of Gumudumaha village in Kandhamal district, who were killed during a purported anti-Maoist operation in Malapanga forest on July 8 night. “In its report, the NCST had observed […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021