Tag: Chief Secretary

Odisha approves 11 investment projects worth Rs 2,082 cr

The State Level Single Window Clearance Authority (SLSWCA) headed by Chief Secretary S.C. Mahapatra approved the projects.

  • Thursday, 09 June 2022
Six-lane new Brahmani bridge to complete by June-end: Chief Secy
Six-lane new Brahmani bridge to complete by June-end: Chief Secy

During his visit to Rourkela, Chief Secretary Suresh Mohapatra reviewed the progress of various projects.

  • Saturday, 14 May 2022
Odisha Chief Secy & 5T Secy Face Protest In Bolangir As Nursing Staff Demand Reinstatement

Odisha Chief Secretary and the 5T Secretary faced massive protest of the nursing staff in Bolangir on Wednesday (August 4).

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  • Thursday, 05 August 2021
52 lives lost in Titli-related incidents, confirms Odisha Chief Secy

Bhubaneswar: A total of 52 persons lost their lives in the State in incidents post Cyclone Titli and flood situation with Gajapati district recording the highest number of deaths (39), informed Chief Secretary AP Padhi today after a review meeting held at the State Secretariat here. “Total deaths due to drowning and landslide post cyclone […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
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
BJD MP Soumya Patnaik says Chief Secretary unaware of govt schemes, later clarifies

Khurda: BJD Rajya Sabha member Soumya Ranjan Patnaik today courted a controversy by saying that Odisha Chief Secretary is unaware of many schemes of the State government. His comments came while addressing a meeting during Abani Baral’s statue uneveiling ceremony in Khurda. “Nobody would be able to tell how many types of schemes are there […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
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Naveen Jindal rakes up coal shortage issue with Odisha govt

Bhubaneswar: JSPL chairman Naveen Jindal on Friday sought urgent intervention of the Odisha government over operational problems faced by its two plants due to shortage of coal and higher iron-ore prices. Jindal after meeting Odisha Chief Secretary, Aditya Prasad Padhi, informed that prices of iron ore are rising while the prices of steel are going […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Odisha Chief Secy expresses regret on letter seeking clarification on Governor’s chopper rides

Bhubaneswar: A day after Deputy Secretary of the General Administration department, Indira Behera shot a letter to the special secretary to Governor Ganeshi Lal seeking clarification on aircraft and chopper expenses, Chief Secretary AP Padhi  today met the Governor and expressed regrets over the matter. In a media release issued by the State government, Public […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Road Safety: Odisha issues March 5 deadline for road repairs

Bhubaneswar: Concerned over steep rise in road mishaps, Odisha government on Wednesday issued a deadline for urgent repairs of roads that are in bad shape in several parts of the State. Sources said that the officials of engineering department have been asked to complete the repair of roads by March 5. At a high-level meeting […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
18 marine police stations to be operational in State in 2 yrs

Bhubaneswar: The State government has set a target to make 18 marine police stations operational in next two years. The decision was taken at a review meeting on coastal security chaired by chief secretary AP Padhi. In the first phase, five marine police stations have been established at Paradip, Balaramgadi, Dhamra, Jamboo and Arjipalli. Padhi […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Smart card for Bhubaneswar citizens on anvil

Bhubaneswar: A smart solution to assist citizens in their day-to-day monetary transactions is on the cards for Smart City Bhubaneswar. A meeting of the Empowered Committee on Infrastructure (ECI) was chaired by Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi today to introduce a smart card which will not only help citizens of Bhubaneswar to book bus and […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
State assures single window clearance for Talcher fertiliser plant

Talcher: The State government on Thursday agreed to provide necessary support to the Fertiliser Corporation of India for reopening the Talcher plant, which is also expected to boost the economic condition of locals. Talking to mediapersons after a meeting with Chief Secretary AP Padhi, CEO of the Talcher fertiliser plant JS Saini said, “The State […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Urban slum dwellers in Odisha to get land rights

Bhubaneswar: In a big breather to the landless slum dwellers in urban areas, the Odisha Cabinet today cleared promulgation of two ordinances for assigning land rights or property rights for re-development, rehabilitation and upgradation of slums. “We have taken a historic decision today to grant land rights to the slum dwellers living in municipal councils […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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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 […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Obscene video sent to OAS: PMO directs state government to initiate probe against IAS

Bhubaneswar: The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has written to the Chief Secretary to initiate probe into the 2015 incident of an IAS officer allegedly sending obscene videos to a woman OAS officer. The OAS officer had recorded her statement before the Odisha State Commission for Women on July 10. As per the letter from PMO, […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021