Tag: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik

CM Naveen Patnaik launches 'Odyssey City Card' for Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday launched a common city payment card system “Odyssey City Card” for Bhubaneswar. As a joint initiative of the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation, Bhubaneswar Smart City Ltd and the ICICI Bank, the card will facilitate payment transactions for citizen services across the city. The services include shopping, city bus, recreation, […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
French delegation shows interest in investing in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: A French business delegation led by Alexandre Ziegler, Ambassador of France to India, on Saturday met Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to explore investment opportunities in the state. The Chief Minister requested the French companies to invest in the state and participate in the second ‘Make in Odisha conclave’ scheduled to be held in […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
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CM launches Startup India-Odisha Yatra

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday launched the Startup India-Odisha Yatra. The Chief Minister said the Yatra van would travel to 60 educational institutions across the 16 districts of the state. He said selected ideas would be put to three days intensive acceleration programme and the best 50 innovators would be provided incubation and […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
CM Naveen launches new programme to reach out to rural people

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today inaugurated a new programme for the rural people on the occasion of ‘Panchayati Raj Divas’ in the state and sanctioned development projects worth Rs 2 crore. As part of the “Ama Gaon, Ama Vikas’ (our village, our development) programme, Patnaik will be interacting with the panchayat representatives and […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Farmers should get cost of their paddy within 24 hours: Naveen

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has asked officials to pay cost of paddy to farmers within 24 hours through cooperative banks and within 72 hours through other banks. Issuing directions during a review meeting of the ongoing paddy procurement programme, Patnaik directed the officials to ensure that all mandis remain open during paddy procurement. […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Naveen stresses on coordination among regional parties to strengthen federalism

Bhubaneswar: On the eve of the Biju Janata Dal’s 20th foundation day, party president and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today said regional parties should have better coordination to strengthen cooperative federalism. “It is important to have coordination among regional parties for strengthening cooperative federalism,” Patnaik told PTI in an interview here. Asked whether the […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Patnaik assures Odisha Christians of fairness and justice

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday assured the Christian community in the State that he and his government are committed to ensuring fairness and justice to all, irrespective of caste, creed or religion. Patnaik said this while participating in the Christmas celebrations at Satya Nagar Church here. “I want to assure you this […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
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Odisha receives 10.1 per cent deficit rainfall

Bhubaneswar: Natural calamity prone Odisha has received 10.1 per cent deficit rainfall during the peak monsoon season from June to September this year, official sources said. The cumulative average rainfall in Odisha from June to September, 2017 remained 1,028.3 mm against the LTA (long term average) of 1,144.3 mm which accounts for a deficit of […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
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Naveen lacking required knowledge in Odia: Jharkhand CM

Bhubaneswar: Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das today accused his Odisha counterpart and Biju Janata Dal (BJD) supremo Naveen Patnaik of lacking required knowledge in the Odia language and its culture. “How can Odisha progress when its chief minister does not have knowledge in local language and the state’s culture,” Das told reporters after addressing a […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Naveen to meet captains of industry at investors meet

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will meet industry captains at an investors meet in Bengaluru on August 26, official sources said. The state government has invited several industry leaders, including Tata Group chairman Cyrus Mistry, Wipro chairman Azim Premji, Kiran Mazumdar Shaw of Biocon, to the two-day meet starting from August 25. The meet […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
'Madhubabu Pension Scheme' to cover 3 lakh more people

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today directed the district collectors to extend ‘Madhubabu Pension Scheme’ to three lakh more beneficiaries from August 15. The district collectors must ensure that the people get pension under the social security scheme on time, he said. While 47 lakh people have already been covered under the ‘Madhubabu Pension […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Odisha government hikes old-age pension

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Saturday hiked the social security allowance under Madhu Babu Pension Yojana (MBPY). Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik made the announcement during a programme organised under the ‘Ama Gaon Ama Bikash’ campaign at the State Secretariat in Bhubaneswar today. As per the announcement which will come into effect from February 15, the […]

  • Thursday, 24 June 2021
BJD skips 'united opposition rally' in West Bengal

Bhubaneswar/Kolkata: Standing firm on its decision to maintain equidistant from both BJP and Congress, the ruling-Biju Janata Dal (BJD) today stayed away from the ‘United opposition rally’ organised by West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress President Mamata Banerjee in Kolkata today. Talking to reporters, BJD spokesperson Pratap Deb on Saturday stated that, “BJD had […]

  • Thursday, 24 June 2021
5-day Farmers’ Convention 'Krushi Odisha' Begins

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today inaugurated the state-level annual farmers’ convention, ‘Krushi Odisha 2019’, at Biju Patnaik Ground in Baramunda here. The five-day flagship programme of Odisha government will continue till January 19. During the convention, seminars will be held on various topics including organic farming, sea and inland fish processing and role of […]

  • Thursday, 24 June 2021
Paddy MSP hike demand: CM to join BJD’s sit-in protest in New Delhi

New Delhi: Reiterating their demand for a hike in the minimum support price (MSP) of paddy, the ruling BJD will stage a day-long demonstration at Talkatora Stadium in New Delhi on 8 January. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is also expected to join the protest, informed party’s Vice-President Prasanna Acharya. Addressing a presser held in New […]

  • Thursday, 24 June 2021