Tag: Cabinet

Cabinet Approves Extension Of National AIDS Control Programme Till 2026
Cabinet Approves Extension Of National AIDS Control Programme Till 2026

As per the Union Health Ministry, around 14.20 lakh people living with HIV (PLHIV) are taking lifelong, free, high-quality anti-retroviral treatment (ART) from the programme supported facilities, which is one of the world's largest cohorts of PLHIV under government-funded treatment programmes.

  • Monday, 21 March 2022
Budget 2022
Budget 2022: Cabinet Gives Nod To The Union Budget

This is the fourth budget of the Sitharaman at a crucial time when the nation is reeling under pandemic. The public is expecting a big relief and generation of employment opportunities from the government.

  • Tuesday, 01 February 2022
Odisha Cabinet abolishes pro-chancellor post in BPUT

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha cabinet today cleared as many as nine proposals including abolishment of the pro-chancellor post in the Biju Patnaik University of Technology (BPUT). Approving the revision to the BPUT Amendment Bill 2016, which had the provision for a pro-chancellor post to be occupied by the minister in-charge of technical education, the Cabinet today […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Propagation of Odia on top of Cabinet approvals

Puri: Policies related to propagation of Odia language dominated the Cabinet meeting today that passed several proposals including formation of Odia language Commission, waiver of fees for pursuing Odia at degree and post graduation levels besides  formation of a heritage cabinet. The meeting which was held under the chairmanship of CM Naveen Patnaik in Puri, […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Odisha Cabinet clears Rs 635-cr-irrigation project

Bhubaneswar: The State Cabinet today approved a proposal to launch a new irrigation project named after former Chief Minister and freedom fighter Nabakrushna Choudhury at a cost of Rs 635 crore. The new irrigation project – Nabakrushna Choudhury Secha Unnayana Yojana –aims to provide irrigation to 55,000 hectares of non-irrigated land. Besides the existing canal […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Amid spate of farmer deaths; Odisha announces assistance

Bhubaneswar: Amid spate of farmer suicides in Odisha allegedly over crop failure, the State government today decided to provide input subsidy to the farmers affected by the pest menace. The State Agriculture Cabinet chaired by CM Naveen Patnaik today decided to provide financial assistance of Rs 13,500 per hectare of irrigated land and Rs 6,800 […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Odisha Cabinet approves Gangadhar Meher Lift Canal System

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Cabinet today approved a proposal to construct the Gangadhar Meher Lift Canal System which was announced recently by CM Naveen Patnaik for Bijepur in Bargarh district. Two other proposals including tender for construction of sewerage system for Bhubaneswar sewerage district-II were also approved by the State Cabinet. The Lift Canal System will […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Odisha announces incentives for doctor posts in 4 new medical colleges

Bhubaneswar: Odisha cabinet today approved a proposal to give cash incentives to doctors who take up postings at the 4 new medical colleges. With four new colleges coming up in Koraput, Baripada, Balasore and Bolangir, the cabinet has decided to provide the incentives based on KBK (Korapur-Bolangir-Kalahandi) region postings and non-KBK region postings. For professors, […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Odisha approves GST Bill; 6 goods exempted

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government today approved the GST (Goods and Services Tax) Bill after the cabinet gave its nod for implementation in state across all goods except six. Among the 6 goods which have been kept out of the ambit of the State GST, 5 are petroleum products and the sixth one is alcohol. The […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
GST: First Cabinet meeting after ministry reshuffle today

Bhubaneswar: After the recent ministry reshuffle, the State Cabinet will meet for the first time today to discuss the implementation of Goods and Service Tax (GST) and Odisha Value Added Tax (Amendment) Bill. Besides, some proposals of Agriculture and Technical Education departments are likely to be tabled in the Cabinet. The meeting will be chaired […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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Cabinet reshuffle only in the interest of BJD: BJP

Bhubaneswar: A day after the oath taking ceremony and allocation of portfolios to new ministers in Odisha, the State BJP today came down heavily on chief minister Naveen Patnaik accusing him of making Cabinet reshuffle only in the interest of his party. “The Cabinet reshuffle is not for the welfare of the State, but for […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Revolt in Sundergarh BJD over non-representation in Cabinet

Bhubaneswar: Hours after the new ministers were allotted various portfolios, BJD activists from Sundergarh revolted against the party and threatened mass resignation due to non-representation of their district in the fresh Cabinet reshuffle. “Non-representation will weaken the party base as well as welfare activities in the district. We are extremely disappointed as no MLA from […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
What led the young & mighty to quit ministry

Bhubaneswar: Even as the outgoing ministers rejected the reasoning of any pressure from party chief to resign and averred that they have done so on their own to strengthen party organisation, dismal performance in panchayat elections and some other controversies, that often put party in trouble, are stated to be the reasons behind their ouster […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Naveen Without Red Beacon
Naveen orders ban on red beacons with immediate effect

Bhubaneswar: Hours after Union Cabinet decided to ban use of red beacons atop the vehicles of dignitaries and government officials, chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday issued a directive seeking removal of red beacon lights from vehicles of VIPs in State with immediate effect. The Cabinet decision comes into effect from May 1. However, barring […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Bishnu Charan Das
MP Bishnu Das appointed as Deputy Chairman of Odisha Planning Board

Bhubaneswar: BJD Rajya Sabha MP Bishnu Charan Das was appointed as the Deputy Chairman of the State Planning Board today, which was lying vacant after the resignation of MP N Bhaskar Rao. He was also appointed as Convener of BJD Dalit cell earlier in the day. After getting the appointments Das said that he is […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021