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Tag: Debi Prasad Mishra

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Odisha: BJP Activist Attempts Self-Immolation Over Alleged Land Encroachment By BJD MLA

Cuttack: A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activist on Monday attempted self-immolation in front of the Tehsil Office in Narasinghpur under Cuttack district alleging inaction of the local administration against BJD MLA Debi Mishra for ‘encroaching’ government land. However, the self-immolation bid of the youth was foiled by security personnel present at the spot. As per […]

Bharat Bandh: Odisha Congress Raises Questions On BJD's Silence

Bhubaneswar: The Congress party in Odisha on Monday raised questions on the silence of the state’s ruling BJD on the Bharat Bandh call given by farmer unions against the Centres new agri-marketing laws on December 8, and described the regional party as part of the BJP. “The BJD’s silence (on the issue) has exposed its […]

BJD raises concerns over Centre’s River Basin Management Bill

Bhubaneswar: Raising concerns over the Centre’s proposed River Basin Management Bill, BJD MLA Debi Prasad Mishra on Wednesday said the new law will restrict States’ independence in usage of water resources. Mishra further alleged that the Centre’s attempt to manage water resources at micro level may not be in the interest of Odisha which is […]

Odisha CM Patnaik dropped 44 ministers in 17 years

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has dropped as many as 44 ministers during his 17 years in office, party sources said. During the period, only two ministers had resigned while six of the 44 sacked ministers were able to make a comeback. They were Debi Prasad Mishra, Damodar Rout, Bijayshree Routray and Rabinarayan Nanda, […]

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MSP hike: BJD's state-wide agitation from July 10

Bhubaneswar: Protesting paltry hike in minimum support price (MSP) of paddy, BJD today decided to stage a week-long demonstration across the State from July 10. Addressing a press conference here on Saturday, vice-president of the party Debi Prasad Mishra criticized the BJP government for making a mockery of farmers’ plight in the State. “The hike […]

Cong, BJP thieves but BJD is no less: Tathagat

Bhubaneswar: Senior Biju Janata Dal (BJD) leader and Lok Sabha MP Tathagat Satapathy again made an explosive remark on the sidelines of a programme in Dhenkanal on Wednesday, saying leaders of the Congress are thieves and the BJP is also competing with them. Satapathy did not spare his own party either while attacking the Opposition […]

Plus-II Science results on May 12: Debi Prasad Mishra

Bhubaneswar: The results of the annual Plus Two Science examinations conducted by the Council of Higher Secondary Education (CHSE) would be announced on May 12. The results will be officially announced at CHSE office while the students can know their results from two websites– www.chseodisha.nic.in and www.odisharesult.nic.in from 11 am onwards, informed School and Mass […]

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Annual HSC exam results to be announced today

Cuttack: Results of the annual High School Certificate Examination (HSCE) conducted by the Board of Secondary Education (BSE) will be declared today. The State’s School and Mass Education Minister Debi Prasad Mishra will announce the HSC exam results officially at 9.30 am today. The results will be available on the Board of Secondary Education’s websites, […]

Class 10 exam results to be declared online on April 26

Bhubaneswar: Results of the High School Certificate (HSC) examination conducted by Board of Secondary Education (BSE) will be declared on April 26, informed School and Mass Education Minister Debi Prasad Mishra after a discussion with board president Sukant Kumar Das here today. However, the results would be available online only as no result booklet would […]

Now, strict action against teachers running private tuitions

Bhubaneswar: In a move to tackle unethical practices in education, school and mass education minister Debi Prasad Mishra has directed all the district education officers to take stern action against government school teachers involved in private tutorials and coaching centres. It is alleged that the high school teachers, running private tuitions, are coaxing students to […]

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No electricity in 80% Govt Schools, 30 lakh children bear the brunt of sizzling summer

Bhubaneswar: With Odisha sizzling under blistering summer, life has turned miserable for nearly 30 lakh school children with their schools bereft of electricity. In what portrays infrastructure deficiencies in government-run primary education system, 80% of primary and upper primary level schools in the state run without electricity. Minister of schools and mass education, Debi Prasad […]

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Government High School Contractual Teachers Gherao Minister's Residence

Bhubaneswar: Demanding hike in grade pay and salary, members of Odisha Government High School Contract Teachers Association (OGHCTA) have today gheraoed the official residence of School and Mass Education Minister Debi Prasad Mishra. The association demanded that the State government should revoke Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test (OTET) and introduce transfer facility. The teachers also sought […]

Posco confirms scrapping Odisha proj in letter to Industries deptt

Bhubaneswar: Posco authorities have asked the Odisha government to take back the 2,700 acre land acquired for setting up of a 12-million tonne (mt) steel mill in Paradip citing its failure to start work for the project, said Industries Minister Debi Prasad Mishra today. Informing newsmen on the letter sent by Posco, Mishra stated, “As […]

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CHSE exam controller asked to report in 2 weeks on question paper fiasco

Bhubaneswar: A day after the major goof-up in plus two examination that saw chemistry question papers in place of Mathmatics, the School and Mass Education minister Debi Prasad Mishra asked the examination controller of Council of Higher Secondary Education (CHSE)to probe the matter and submit report within two weeks. “The examination controller of CHSE has […]

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Majority of land given at cheap rate for ventures remains unutilised: Minister

Bhubaneswar: Even after acquiring land at subsidised rates from the Odisha Government for industrial purposes, ventures at more than half of the allotted area are dysfunctional informed Industries Minister Debi Prasad Mishra, in his reply to a question posed by Jajpur BJD Debasis Nayak, in the Odisha Assembly on Thursday. Many small and large scale […]

Naveen targets Central Government
State Government is financing public welfare schemes from its own pockets: Patnaik

Bhubaneswar: Attending the Biju Patnaik birth centenary celebration at BJD State office here today, party Supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik alleged the Central Government of closing many public welfare programmes and schemes. The State Government is financing the schemes from its own pockets, he added. In his address to the public, the Chief Minister […]

BJP for impartial probe into nexus between Debi Mishra, arrested IAS officer

Bhubaneswar: The BJP today demanded a thorough and impartial probe into the unholy nexus between minister Debi Prasad Mishra and arrested IAS officer and OSIC MD Partha Sarathi Mishra. Addressing a press conference here, BJP state vice president Samir Mohanty said the tainted IAS officer was collecting money for Mishra as his agent. “But as […]

Panchayat polls: BJP makes inroads into BJD bastion

Bhubaneswar: The outcome of the first phase Panchayat polls in Odisha the unofficial results of which was declared yesterday, has become more disconcerting for the ruling BJD as the BJP, its erstwhile ally, has made inroads into its bastion. As per the unofficial results, out of the four Zilla Parishad seats in Narasinghpur block in […]

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Ravenshaw College to celebrate 150th Foundation Day on Jan 20

Bhubaneswar: The Ravenshaw College, the first and the oldest college of Odisha, would celebrate its 150th Foundation Day on January 20. The institution would celebrate the event for three days. Talking to media persons, Prof Prakash Chandra Sarangi, vice chancellor of Ravenshaw University said the pristine institution has planned a yearlong activity to celebrate the […]

Expedite process for capital investments: CM tells officials

Bhubaneswar: Chief minister Naveen Patnaik today underscored the need to expedite the process for capital investments in Odisha. Reviewing the status of investment in the industrial sector as per the promises made by the companies at the recent Make In Odisha Conclave at the State Secretariat here, the chief minister directed the concerned departments to […]

Biju Babu’s life history to be taught in classroom from 2017-18

Bhubaneswar: Life history of former chief minister and legendary leader Biju Patnaik will be taught in classroom as a part of course curriculum in schools across Odisha from Class VI onwards starting the 2017-18 academic session. The School and Mass Education department has started the groundwork to execute the State government’s plan on introduction of […]

Debi Mishra visits Jaya in Chennai hospital

Bhubaneswar: Odisha School and Mass Education minister Debi Prasad Mishra met Tamil Nadu Chief minister Jayalalitha in Chennai and inquires about her health condition. Besides, the minister also conveyed Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik’s message for her early recovery. Mishra also discussed about the health condition of Jayalalitha with Finance minister and former chief minister […]

Rs 2628 cr to be spent for model schools in every block   

Bhubaneswar:  School and Mass Education Minister Debi Prasad Mishra today said model schools would be opened in every block across the state in phased manner. During the Question Hour on the last day of the Assembly Monsoon Session, he informed that Rs 2628.51 crore has been earmarked for infrastructures of the model schools in five […]

Odisha to have proper CSR strategy: Industries minister

With a view to structuring the CSR (corporate social responsibility) activities in Odisha, the state government has consulted the industry captains, corporate house leaders, the civil society and taken inputs from the people like the CSR authorities of Gujarat, said Industries minister Debi Prasad Mishra

Odisha reminds Chhattisgarh about info on Mahanadi projects

Bhubaneswar: Taking note of the fact that the Chhattisgarh government is yet to give detailed information about the completed and upcoming projects built in the upper catchments of Mahanadi, the Odisha government has sent a reminder to the former. Talking to media persons at the State Secretariat here today, chief secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi said […]

Don’t know why CBI grilled my PA: Debi Mishra

A day after the marathon interrogation of his political aide Dilip Mishra and BJD leader Prafulla Singh by the CBI in connection with the Seashore chit fund scam, School and Mass Education minister Debi Prasad Mishra today said he has no idea why the central investigating agency had called he duo for interrogation

Chitgate: Minister's aide among two BJD men grilled by CBI

Bhubaneswar: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officials on Friday interrogated two BJD functionaries, including a ‘close associate’ of senior BJD leader and School and Mass Education minister Debi Prasad Mishra, for their alleged involvement in the multi thousand crore chit fund scam. Sources said Dillip Mishra, the man who looks after the minister’s political […]

Sweet and savoury industry included in Odisha’s IPR

Odisha government has decided to include the sweet and savoury industry in the Industrial Policy Resolution (IPR) and the State Cabinet will approve the amendment in this regard soon, Industry minister Debi Prasad Mishra said here today

Odisha mulls reintroduction of board exams in Class V, VII

Bhubaneswar: The School and Mass Education department is mulling introduction of board examinations in Class V and VII.

Rajendra College among five to get varsity status

Five colleges, including Rajendra College of Balangir, will be accorded university status, School and Mass Education minister Debi Prasad Mishra announced here on Thursday

Cong demands action for differing info on model schools

The Congress on Thursday drew the attention of the members in the State Assembly to the misinformation on the model schools in the state

Contract teachers to participate in HSC exam

Contract teachers in Odisha have decided to cooperate with the State government to conduct the annual HSC examination, School and Mass Education minister Debi Prasad Mishra announced on Wednesday

More investment comes Odisha's way on second day of ‘Make in India Week’

With several investment proposals coming Odisha's way, the second day of the ‘The Make in India Week’ currently underway in Mumbai has turned profitable for the state

China keen to invest in Odisha: Minister

Industries minister Debi Prasad Mishra on Wednesday said encouraged by the new industrial policy of Odisha, businessmen of China have shown interests to invest in the State

Annual HSC exam results next week

School and Mass Education minister Debi Prasad Mishra today said results of annual High School Certificate (HSC) examination, conducted by Board of Secondary Education (BSE), will be declared in the first week of May

'Let Posco pay up first, rest comes later'

The State government today clarified that it would give details of utilisation of the amount to South Korean steel major Posco only after getting dues of Rs 54 crore towards land premium from the company

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New guidelines from New Year to minimise students’ dropout

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to minimise students’ dropout, the School and Mass Education department is all set to implement new guidelines with effect from January 1, 2015. School and Mass Education minister Debi Prasad Mishra, secretary Usha Padhee along with other top officials and UNICEF held discussions regarding the enforcement of new guidelines. The new […]

Health min reviews situation in Malkangiri

Malkangiri: The Health & Family Welfare Minister along with others on Saturday visited Patrol village of Malkangiri district where at least 11 children died of an unknown disease. Minister Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak accompanied by School & Mass Education Minister Debi Prasad Mishra, Health & Family Welfare Commissioner-cum-Secretary Arati Ahuja and top medical officials met family […]