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Tag: Chief Secretary

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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Bureaucracy in West Bengal during PM Modi's visit for assessment of damage caused Cyclone Yaas
Defying Protocols, The Chief Secretary Wasn't Right

It was an unprecedented situation India witnessed at Kalaikunda on 28th May, 2021, during the Prime Minister’s visit -- soon after the Cyclone Yaas -- to take stock of the damage the cyclone brought about to West Bengal.

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Odisha: Investors Should Not Be Asked To Run To Any Office Physically For Getting Clearance: Chief Secy

Bhubaneswar: Encouraged by investment proposals worth Rs 1.25 lakh crore during the pandemic, Odisha government on Friday asked authorities to ensure that investors are not asked to run to any office physically for getting clearance. The direction was issued by Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mohapatra while reviewing the progress in taking the Single Window Clearance […]

Odia IAS Officer Subrat Sahoo Appointed C'garh Chief Secretary In-Charge
Odia IAS Officer Subrat Sahoo Appointed C'garh Chief Secretary In-Charge

Bhubaneswar: The Chhattisgarh government on Monday appointed senior Odia IAS officer and Additional Chief Secretary (ACS) to the Chief Minister Subrat Sahoo as the In-charge Chief Secretary of the State. According to a notification issued by the State government, the 1992 batch IAS officer has been appointed the In-charge Chief Secretary after incumbent Chief Secretary […]

Odisha Govt Clears Investment Projects Worth Rs 6443.32 Crore
Odisha Govt Clears Investment Projects Worth Rs 6443.32 Crore

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Wednesday approved investment projects worth Rs 6,443.32 crore. A statement issued by the government mentioned that the High-Level Clearance Authority (HLCA) chaired by CM Naveen Patnaik issued in-principle approval to three major industrial projects to the tune of Rs 5,358.24 crore. The State Level Single Window Clearance Authority (SLSWCA) headed […]

Strict Observance Of Protocols Can Check Spread Of New Mutant COVID-19 Strain: Odisha's New Chief Secretary

Puri: The health sector in Odisha has undergone a sea of transformation and strict observance of COVID-19 guidelines by people in Odisha can combat any spread of new mutant Coronavirus strain first detected in the United Kingdom (UK), said Suresh Mohapatra, the newly appointed Chief Secretary. In an exclusive interview to OTV, Mohapatra said that […]

Odisha Flood Update: Collectors Asked To Submit Report To SRC

Bhubaneswar: No major damage or loss of life has been reported on account of the recent Odisha flood-like situation in several districts of Odisha which has been triggered by heavy rainfall, informed Chief Secretary, Asit Tripathy on Monday. The Chief Secretary reviewed the situation by holding discussions with Collectors of 10 districts including Malkangiri, Jajpur, […]

MHA Extends Reopening Guidelines Till November 30
COVID-19: Odisha Announces 14-Day Complete Lockdown In 4 High Caseload-Districts

Bhubaneswar: In view of the rising COVID-19 cases, Odisha government on Thursday imposed a 14-day lockdown in four districts and entire Rourkela Municipal Corporation area of Sundergarh district. Odisha Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy informed that the lockdown restrictions will be clamped in  Ganjam, Khurda, Cuttack and Jajpur districts along with the entire Rourkela Municipal Corporation […]

Malkangiri Makes 7-Day Home Isolation Mandatory For Visitors From Outside Odisha
COVID-19: Odisha Allows Home Isolation In Urban Areas To Ease Burden On Hospital Infra

Bhubaneswar: In a major policy shift, Odisha government on Monday decided to allow home isolation of asymptomatic and mildly symptomatic COVID-19 patients. Announcing the development, Odisha Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy said that home isolation will only be applicable only in urban areas including 114 urban local bodies, district headquarters, sub-divisional towns and block headquarters in […]

Centre Allows States, UTs To Categorise Zones, Issues Revised COVID-19 Containment Protocols

New Delhi: Union Health Secretary Preeti Sudan wrote to the Chief Secretaries of all states/Union Territories on Sunday informing the Centre’s decision to allow states/UTs to demarcate green, orange and red zones while giving a sense of things to keep in mind as they venture to take a serious responsibility to contain the pandemic. Sudan, […]

Coronavirus Lockdown In Odisha: FAQs Answered Here
Bhubaneswar and Cuttack continue to be under lockdown

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Sunday said lockdown restrictions will continue in the twin cities of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack to contain the spread of COVID-19. Chief secretary Asit Tripathy informed that the twin cities continue to be under lockdown restrictions. Also Read: COVID-19 Lockdown Blow: Unemployment Rate In Odisha Zooms To 4-Yr High In March! […]

Odisha Govt Issues SOPs For COVID-19 Containment Zones

Bhubaneswar: Keeping in view the interest of public health and to break the chain of COVID-19, the Odisha government has issued a set of instructions to be scrupulously adhered in matters related to areas declared as containment zones across the State. Chief Secretary of Odisha, Asit Tripathy in a letter to the DGP and all […]

COVID-19 Breaking: 2 more test positive in Bhubaneswar, Odisha's tally stands at 23

Bhubaneswar: Moments after Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy announced about the lifting of shutdown tonight, two more COVID-19 positive cases were reported from Bhubaneswar. The detection of two fresh cases means that the total number of COVID-19 positive cases now stands at 23 in Odisha. As per the State Health & Family Welfare Department, the latest […]

Covid-19 Outbreak: Odisha Imposes Complete Shutdown In 3 Cities To Check Community Transmission

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy on Friday announced that a complete shutdown will be imposed in Bhubaneswar, Cuttack and Bhadrak town for 48 hours from 8 PM today till 8 PM on Sunday as a precautionary measure to prevent any community transmission of COVID-19. The Chief Secretary has warned that strict action will be […]

Appointment of BJD Advisors With Special Ranks Irks Opposition

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Friday conferred Minister of State (MoS), principal secretary and chief secretary ranks on the newly-appointed advisors to various key departments. A total of 11 BJD leaders were appointed as advisors last month. While the MoS status has been accorded to six department advisors, one got the rank of chief secretary […]

New Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy's 'Rocket Speed' Comment Draws Flak

Bhubaneswar: Targeting the new Odisha Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy for his ‘rocket speed’ movement of files remark, BJP has questioned why the bureaucrat didn’t do the same during his tenure as Home Secretary. Slamming Tripathy’s comment, BJP spokesperson, Golak Mohapatra said that due to tardy pace of the administration, Kunduli gang rape victim committed suicide […]

Gagan Kumar Dhal appointed chairman of OFDC

Bhubaneswar: In a reshuffle in bureaucracy, the Odisha government today appointed Gagan Kumar Dhal as chairman of Odisha Forest Development Corporation(OFDC), a post equivalent in status & responsibility to the post of Chief Secretary provided in the IAS cadre of the State. Senior IAS officer Dhal had resigned from service yesterday. Dhal, who is a […]

Asit Tripathy Appointed Chief Secretary In Major Bureaucratic Rejig in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: In a senior level bureaucratic reshuffle, Odisha government today appointed senior IAS officer Asit Tripathy as the new Chief Secretary of the State. A 1986-batch IAS, Tripathy, presently serving as the Development Commissioner-cum-Additional Chief Secretary and Chief Administrator KBK will take over the new post from the outgoing AP Padhi who has been appointed […]

Odisha government clears projects worth Rs 1,036.39 cr

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Tuesday approved seven investment proposals with an investment of Rs 1036.39 crore, which will create employment opportunities for 2,778 persons. The State Level Single Window Clearance Authority (SLSWCA) held under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi accorded in-principle approval to the projects. The proposals approved by the SLSWCA […]

Electricity to be fully restored in Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur by May 12: Chief Secretary

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi today reviewed the post-cyclone Fani restoration work in Kendrapara and Jagatsinghpur districts and informed that power supply will be restored in these districts by May 12. “The devastating cyclone Fani claimed three lives in Kendrapara, however, about 1.17 lakh people were evacuated successfully to safer places in the […]

Cyclone Fani: Odisha Govt announces relief package

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government today announced a special relief package for the people affected by Cyclone Fani. As per the decision, house building assistance of 95,100 will be provided for fully damaged structures, Rs 5,200 for partially damage and Rs 3,200 for minor damages to people as per relief code. Houses completely damaged will be constructed […]

Odisha govt’s apathy posing hindrance in developmental projects: Pradhan

Bhubaneswar: Soon after a review meeting convened at the State Guest House in Bhubaneswar to discuss several developmental projects of the Centre was cancelled today, Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan came down heavily at the Odisha government alleging lack of support from the State in the developmental and infrastructural projects. Though the Union Minister and […]

KALIA-KISAN double bonanza for Odisha farmers

Bhubaneswar: A few days ahead of the launch of the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Odisha government today stated that it would implement the Central scheme and include all the beneficiaries of the state government’s own KALIA scheme. Earlier apprehensions were being raised about implementation of the Central […]

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 […]

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 […]