Tag: Ap Padhi

Dama flays chief secy for hailing IOCL over Dhamra gas project

Bhubaneswar: A day after the BJD attacked BJP for turning ‘Bhumi Pujan’ ceremony of Dhamra LNG terminal into a mere political programme, Chief Secretary AP Padhi today praised Centre’s move  to a set up the mega project in the State. Agriculture minister Damodar Rout has criticised Padhi for this move. In a letter to IOCL […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
670 cr excise revenue collected in 2017-18

Bhubaneswar: The State government has collected excise revenue of Rs 670 crore in the current financial year 2017-18 as against Rs 659 crore in the last fiscal year. Excise Department Secretary Vir Vikram Yadav informed this at a review meeting on excise revenue held here today under the chairmanship of chief secretary AP Padhi. The […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
5 IAS officers promoted to Additional Chief Secretary rank

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Friday promoted five senior Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers of 1986 batch to the rank of Additional Chief Secretary (ACS). As per an order issued by the general administration department, the IAS officers who have been promoted to the ACS rank are: Home Principal Secretary Asit Kumar Tripathy, MSME Principal […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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Work on 15 industrial projects in Odisha to begin soon

Bhubaneswar: The ground breaking ceremony of 15 new industrial projects will be held in next four months, said Odisha Industries minister Niranjan Pujari today after holding the second inter-ministerial committee meeting to review the progress of projects. “Review revealed that more than 15 industrial projects were expected to go for ground breaking ceremony in coming […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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IOCL tax dispute: Core group meeting remains inconclusive

Bhubaneswar: The fourth meeting of the working group to resolve tax dispute between the Odisha government and the Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) remained inconclusive today. The meeting of the core group involving officials of IOCL and the State government could not arrive at an settlement on the tax incentive issue of the former’s Paradip refinery project. […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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High-level talks on tackling naxal menace in Odisha today

Bhubaneswar: A high-level meeting will be held at the State Secretariat here today under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary AP Padhi to discuss the State’s plans to tackle naxal menace, ahead of the anti-Maoist strategy meeting of affected states called by Home Minister Rajnath Singh in New Delhi on May 8. Anti-Maoist operations, demand for […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Odisha approves investment in nine sectors

Bhubaneswar: Investment of Rs 1,770.43 crore in nine different sectors was approved by Odisha Government today that will create employment for 3,204 people, said official sources. At least 10 investment proposals from different companies were placed at the State Level Single Window Clearance Authority (SLWCA) meeting presided over by Chief Secretary A P Padhi. Though […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Meeting held to discuss sponsorships for intl hockey events

Bhubaneswar: A high-level preparatory meeting was held today under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary AP Padhi to discuss about the sponsorships for the upcoming World League of Hockey in December 2017 and the Hockey World Cup in 2018. Talking to media persons after the meeting, Sports Secretary Vishal Deb, who was present in the discussion, […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Odia as official language from tomorrow; linguists doubtful on efficacy of Act

The Odia language will be used as an official language from tomorrow, said Chief Secretary AP Padhi here today

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Search Committee meeting for Food Commission held

Bhubaneswar: The first meeting of the Search Committee for the setting up of Food Commission in the state was held at Secretariat here on Thursday. The meeting, which was held under the chairmanship of chief secretary Aditya Padhi, revealed that as many as 27 persons have applied for post of chairman of the commission. According […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
State clears 3 projects worth Rs 276.75 cr under single window clearance

The State Level single Window Clearance Authority (SLSWCA) in a meeting chaired by Chief Secretary AP Padhi on Saturday cleared three new projects in Odisha attracting investment of Rs 276.75 crore

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Govt mulls invoking ESMA to meet 108 ambulance staff stir

Health Minister Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak and Chief Secretary AP Padhi on Wednesday discussed with the district collectors and SPs via videoconferencing possible measures to meet the situation that could arise out of the strike of the 108 ambulance services staff from March 18

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
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Food Commission gets cabinet nod

Bhubaneswar: The state cabinet on Monday approved the proposal for formation of Food Commission in Odisha. Briefing newsmen after the meeting, chief secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi said the cabinet approved the Odisha Food Commission Rules for formation of Food Commission in the state. “Under the provisions of the National Food Security Act (NFSA), 2013, each […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
GPS tracking devices in mineral bearing trucks by Dec 28 in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: In order to streamline the mining activities in the state, the Odisha government on Saturday said Global Positioning System (GPS) tracking devices will be installed in the trucks carrying minerals by December 28 this year. “GPS tracking devices will be installed in the trucks used for mineral transportation. We will track the movements of […]

  • Friday, 02 July 2021
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Odisha formulating Vision 2020-30 to set development goals

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government is formulating a vision document ‘Vision 2020-30’ in line with sustainable development goals (SDG) set by United Nations and NITI Aayog, said an official on Wednesday. At a meeting to prepare the vision document, Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi advised constituting subject-specific thematic groups to set the vision in each targeted […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021