Tag: Cabinet Meeting

Cabinet Clears Proposal To Increase Legal Age Of Women To 21
Cabinet Clears Proposal To Increase Legal Marriage Age Of Women To 21

The task force was formed to examine matters pertaining to the age of motherhood, imperatives of lowering MMR (Maternal Mortality Rate), improvement of nutritional levels and related issues.

PM Modi Holds Meeting With Senior Cabinet Ministers
PM Modi Holds Meeting With Senior Cabinet Ministers

Sources said that in the meeting the Prime Minister discussed in detail with his cabinet colleagues about the issues on which continuous disruptions are caused by the opposition members.

Cabinet approves extension of PMGKAY for 5 months till Nov
Cabinet Approves Extension Of PMGKAY For 5 Months Till Nov

The PMGKAY was reintroduced for two months till June this year in order to minimise the economic hardships being faced by the poor PDS (public distribution system) beneficiaries during the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Odisha Cabinet Meeting Today At 5, Key Proposals Likely To Get A Nod

Bhubaneswar: A meeting of the State Cabinet is scheduled to be held Monday evening. The meeting, which will be held via video conferencing at around 5 PM, will be chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. The CM would be attending the virtual meeting from his residence, Naveen Niwas, while ministers of all departments are likely […]

Odisha Govt Redesigns Proposed Gangadhar Meher Lift Irrigation Project

Bhubaneswar/ Bargarh: The design of the much awaited Gangadhar Meher Lift Irrigation Project has been changed. The State Cabinet headed by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has approved the new blueprint of the project on Wednesday. As per the revised outline, the project will draw water from zero point of Hirakud Dam. The water will be […]

Odisha Seeks Socio-Economic Caste Enumeration Along With General Census

Bhubaneswar: Noting that no formal census including the caste details of the population has been undertaken since 1931, Odisha Cabinet on Saturday resolved to impress upon the Central Government to go for a Socio-Economic Caste Enumeration along with the 2021 general census. As per the resolution passed by the Odisha Cabinet today, the State government […]

'Defence strategy, revamp, more funds Rajnath's priorities'

New Delhi: National security strategy, military and equipment modernisation, defence reform besides garnering more funds for the ministry are the areas of challenge for the new Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, according to analysts here. Defence experts are also of the view that the helicopter fleet of all three services require extensive replacement. Singh, on Saturday, […]

8 proposals likely to be discussed in today's Cabinet meeting

Bhubaneswar: The State Cabinet will today meet under chairmanship of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the State Secretariat here to discuss several key issues ahead of the monsoon session of the Odisha Assembly beginning tomorrow. Sources said as many as eight proposals are likely to be discussed at the meeting scheduled to be held this […]

Cabinet decides to bring resolution for Vidhan Parishad

Bhubaneswar: The State Cabinet that met under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today took several important decisions including bringing in a resolution during monsoon session of the State Assembly to expedite formation of Vidhan Parishad in Odisha. There will be 49 members in the Vidhan Parishad of the State, informed Parliamentary Affairs Minister […]

Cabinet approves bill to seize all assets of 'Fugitive Offenders'

New Delhi: As the country struggles to bring back the main accused of multi-crore fraud committed in Punjab National Bank — diamond trader Nirav Modi and his uncle Mehul Choksi owner of Gitanjali Gems — the Cabinet on Thursday approved Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill 2018, which would facilitate action against such offenders. Finance Minister Arun […]

PPP hospitals in Odisha
Odisha Cabinet approves tender for medical college in Keonjhar

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Cabinet today approved the proposal to begin work on 100-seat based government medical college in Keonjhar. “The tender for a 100-seater medical college and teaching hospital in Keonjhar was approved today. The funding will be done through the district mineral foundation. The cabinet has approved the lowest tender of Tata Projects for […]

Odisha Cabinet approves 21 proposals

Bhubaneswar: The State Cabinet approved 21 proposals at a meeting presided over by chief minister Naveen Patnaik at the State Secretariat here today. Talking to media persons after the meeting, chief secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi said the cabinet approved the amendment in the Odisha Minor Minerals Concession Rules-2016. Under the new rules, some major minerals […]

State Cabinet to meet today

Bhubaneswar: An important meeting of the State Cabinet will be held at the Secretariat here under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today. A few policies of various departments of the State Government are likely to be approved by the Cabinet. Sources said a few policies are likely to get the cabinet nod today […]

New start-up policy to get Cabinet nod today

Bhubaneswar: Four proposals, including the Odisha Start-up Policy- 2016, are likely to be approved at the cabinet meeting scheduled to take place at the Secretariat here today, officials said. The policy would seek to promote entrepreneurship in the state through provision of incentives to start-up ventures. The policy would chart a roadmap to place Odisha […]

Odisha Cabinet to meet today

Bhubaneswar: An important meeting of the State cabinet will be held at the Secretariat here today. According to sources, the amendment of the Odisha Official Language Act, 1954 are likely to get the Cabinet nod in the meeting. Besides, the meeting is also likely to discuss the Implementation of the Act at the official level. […]