Tag: Minister Ranendra Pratap Swain

Sugar Production Not Commercially Viable In Odisha: Minister

Bhubaneswar: Production of sugar was not commercially viable in Odisha and it has to depend on other states to meet its annual requirement, Food Supplies and Consumer Welfare minister Ranendra Pratap Swain said on Wednesday. Odisha requires 2.21 lakh metric tonnes of sugar annually and only two of the eight sugar mills are operational in […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Onion Prices May Drop By Dec End: Odisha Minister

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Minister of Food Supplies & Consumer Welfare Department, Ranendra Pratap Swain on Monday assured consumers that the onion prices may start to come down from the end of December 2019 or the beginning of the New Year. Addressing media after a high level meeting in the Lok Seva Bhawan, Swain said, “The reason […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Paddy procurement irregularities in Odiaha
Odisha Engages Senior Officials For 2020-21 Kharif Season Paddy Procurement

Bhubaneswar: Amid alleged irregularities in the distribution of tokens to farmers for the procurement of Kharif paddy, State Food Supplies & Consumer Welfare Minister Ranendra Pratap Swain on Sunday informed about the engagement of senior-level officials in several districts to ensure hassle-free paddy procurement in the current Kharif marketing season. The minister stated that 12 […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
Odisha BJD Leaders Surrounded By Controversies
No Action Against ‘Controversial’ BJD Ministers Puts Naveen’s Zero Tolerance Policy Under Cloud

Bhubaneswar: If one takes into account the episodes of crimes and scams unfolding in Odisha in the recent times, s/he would ponder on who should Odisha Chief Minister consider his foes – the Opposition BJP and Congress or his own Cabinet colleagues? Arun Sahoo, Pratap Jena, Ranendra Pratap Swain, Jagannath Saraka – all these four […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021
Govt Not Keen To Procure Paddy From Traders: Odisha Minister
Govt Not Keen To Procure Paddy From Traders: Odisha Minister

Bhubaneswar: Amid frequent stalling of Odisha Assembly by the Opposition over the alleged paddy procurement irregularities, State Food Supplies and Consumer Welfare Minister Ranendra Pratap Swain on Wednesday made it crystal clear that the government does not have any willingness to purchase paddy from traders. Accusing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of shedding crocodile tears, […]

  • Saturday, 03 April 2021
Odisha Assembly: Paddy Procurement From Registered Farmers By March 31, Says Minister

Bhubaneswar: Following the din witnessed over the alleged irregularities in paddy procurement and mandi issues in the past one week, normalcy returned to the Odisha Assembly on Friday when the Food Supplies and Consumer Welfare Minister Ranendra Pratap Swain announced a definite time-frame for completing the paddy procurement process in the State. Addressing the House […]

  • Friday, 02 April 2021