Tag: Cm Naveen Patnaik

CM, Adani discuss investment plans in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday discussed with Adani Group chairman Gautam Adani the latter’s investment plans in the state, official sources said. The Adani Group plans to invest in logistics, industrial park, new-age technology and metal industries in Odisha. The Chief Minister assured of all support and invited the Adani Group to […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Odisha Girl's 'Zindagi' Turns Full Circle; US Foundation To Finance Her MBBS Studies

Bhubaneswar: A US-based foundation has decided to finance the MBBS studies of a poor fatherless girl from Odisha, who was coached in ‘Zindagi’ programme run by a non-governmental organisation here, in a medical college in the state, an office-bearer of the NGO said on Monday. The scholarship was awarded by California’s ‘Saloni Heart Foundation’ to […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
CM Naveen Wealthiest In Odisha, Pratap Jena's Property Grows By 4.5 Cr In A Year

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik continues to lead the rich ministers list in Odisha while State Panchayati Raj Minister Pratap Jena’s net worth grew be a whopping 4.5 crore in a single year, a statement of assets of all Cabinet ministers of the State which was issued by the Chief Minister’s Office on Tuesday stated. […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
Ambulance Corridor: Odisha Govt's 'Unfulfilled Assurance' Taking Toll On Patients

Bhubaneswar: The death of a five-year-old boy, who reportedly lost his life while being taken to hospital after the ambulance got stuck in heavy traffic in Bhubaneswar has led to public outrage in the State with several asking as to what happened to CM Naveen’s assurance of an ambulance corridor. In September 2015, CM Naveen […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
CM Naveen Patnaik Files Nomination For BJD President Post

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik filed his nomination papers for Biju Janata Dal (BJD) President’s post at the party’s headquarters here on Sunday. Patnaik went to the party’s head office and submitted his papers with the returning officer Pratap Dev. It is a foregone conclusion that Naveen Patnaik would be elected as BJD President […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
CM Naveen Asks VCs To Maintain Transparency In Varsities

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday asked the vice-chancellors of Odisha universities to maintain transparency in the recruitment of teachers and preserve discipline in the campus. Interacting with the VCs of 11 public universities here, Patnaik urged the varsity chiefs to elevate the academic excellence at the institutions to higher levels. “For enhancing the […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
Odisha Fights Coronavirus: CM Extends Date For Registration Of All Passengers From Abroad Till Apr 15

Bhubaneswar: To strengthen its efforts in preventing the spread of novel-Coronavirus in the State, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday appealed people coming to the State from abroad to register themselves through toll-free number (104) or online portal www.covid19.odisha.gov.in and informed that the regulation will remain in force till April 15 instead of March […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
Hockey India Donates Twenty One Lakh Rupees To Odisha Chief Minister's Relief Fund

New Delhi: Hockey India (HI) on Wednesday donated Rs 21 lakh to the Odisha Chief Minister’s Relief Fund to help the state fight the deadly COVID-19 pandemic. With the number of cases on the rise in Odisha, HI Executive Board took a unanimous decision to make the contribution in order to support the state government […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
COVID-19 Outbreak: Odisha First State To Extend Lockdown Till April 30

Bhubaneswar: Putting all speculations to rest over proposals to extend the nationwide lockdown imposed in the country which is scheduled to end on April 14, the Odisha Government on Thursday decided to extend Coronavirus lockdown in the entire State for 16 more days till April 30. In doing so, Odisha has become the first State […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
COVID-19 Crisis: I am available 24/7, PM Modi tells CMs during video conference

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday held a video conference with the Chief Ministers of all the states to discuss the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) situation in the country. PM Modi said the Chief Ministers that he is available round the clock to take any suggestions and also assured to assist the State governments […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
President Kovind, PM Modi & other leaders greet on Odia New Year
President Kovind, PM Modi greet people of Odisha on Odia New Year

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and several other leaders on Monday greeted people of Odisha on the occasion of Odia New Year and Maha Vishuba Pana Sankranti. Taking to Twitter, the Prime Minister wrote in both Odia and English languages. “Happy #OdiaNewYear and Maha Bishuba Pana Sankranti. May the coming […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
Special Relief Commissioner Pradeep Jena
COVID-19 Lockdown: Odisha Allows E-Commerce Platforms To Resume Operations

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Monday said e-commerce and online platforms can resume operations in the second phase of the COVID-19 lockdown beginning from April 15. Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Pradeep Jena said that home delivery of all kinds of products and courier services by platforms like Amazon, Flipkart, Blue Dart, DTDC and BigBasket will […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
Odisha Clears Investment Proposals Worth Over Rs 9,000 Crore

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Monday approved six investment proposals worth Rs 9,100.29 crore. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik also announced to set up an inter-ministerial committee to look into the issues of bringing industries and MSMEs in the current coronavirus pandemic situation back on track. The Ministers, who are members of the High-Level Clearance Authority […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
Odisha Weavers
Odisha Weavers Hit Hard By COVID-19 Lockdown Seek Govt Assistance

Bhubaneswar: The nationwide lockdown has severely affected livelihood of thousands of weavers across Odisha. These handloom workers, who have worked at the looms for generations to eke out a living, have been hit hard by the COVID-19 lockdown as their economic activities have come to a standstill. While they are not getting raw material to […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
Cuttack Back On COVID-19 Map, Confirmed Cases Rise To 176 In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: After being in the ‘Green Zone’, Cuttack reported its second COVID-19 positive case on Tuesday. Apart from Cuttack, six more confirmed cases were reported from four other – Jajpur, Balasore, Sundergarh and Ganjam, With seven new COVID-19 cases, the total tally in Odisha has now reached 176. It is pertinent to mention here that […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021