The decision was announced by Mission Shakti Secretary, Sujata Karthikeyan while discussing with Panchayati Raj (PR) representatives of the State. The women will be provided with training to work as linewomen which will begin next year.
This is a success story of a group of 10 diligent women from Palasada village under Nuapada district’s Boden block who joined hands to create a business model which is now providing them handsome returns
The Odisha government directed as many as 19 departments to encourage and employ women SHGs in several works and at the same time reprimanded some others for lagging behind in doing so.
Puri: Some members of the Self Help Groups (SHGs) in Brahmagiri block in Puri have accused the State government of operating ‘Mission Shakti’ programme on the basis of allegiance to the ruling party. The women members have claimed that as per the direction of the Brahmagiri MLA Sanjay Das Burma the Mission Shakti programme is […]
Bhubaneswar: In a bid to set up an effective administrative system, the State Cabinet here on Wednesday cleared proposal for the merger of four separate departments and renaming of one. Official sources said, the Mission Shakti programme run by the State government for economic upliftment of poor women in rural Odisha was merged with Women […]
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday announced a financial assistance package of Rs 453.50 crore for the welfare of women under the State Mission Shakti programme.
Odisha’s Mission Shakti has in its fold over 6 lakh WSHGs (11% of the country’s total) with 7 million (12% of the total) women members.
Baripada: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today laid foundation stones for a slew of development projects in Baripada town of Mayurbhanj district while making four big announcements for the people here. Addressing the ‘Mission Shakti’ convention at Chhau Ground in Baripada, the CM announced construction of a Ring Road to tackle flood situation in the town. […]
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government today decided to rename three major departments and merge certain wings with newly created administrative set-ups. The proposals in this regard was approved at a cabinet meeting presided over by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik here. The Pancahyati Raj department would now be known as Panchayati Raj and Drinking Water department, while […]
Mayurbhanj: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated and laid foundation stones for a series of welfare projects during a whirlwind tour to Mayurbhanj and Keonjhar districts today. Addressing Mission Shakti convention at Mahuladiha Ground in Rairangpur, Naveen inaugurated 21 welfare projects worth Rs 45 crore and also laid foundation stones of 15 projects worth Rs 960.34 […]
Bhawanipatna: The Bhawanipatna Autonomous College in Kalahandi district will get university status soon, announced Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at a Mission Shakti programme in the district today. Addressing a public gathering at the programme, Patnaik stated that Rs 5 crore assistance will be allocated for development of infrastructure of the Science laboratory at the Bhawanipatna […]
Bhubaneswar: Odisha BJP secretary Lekhashree Samantsinghar today accused the Odisha government of being insensitive stating that at a time when the entire country was paying tributes to the jawans martyred in Pulwama attack, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik was busy attending party programmes. Terming CM Naveen as ‘anti-national,’ Lekhashree said that the BJD president was enjoying […]
Kendrapara/Balasore: On a day when Odisha is voting in six Lok Sabha and 42 Assembly Constituencies, PM Narendra Modi seemed all brimming with confidence as addressing a Vijay Sankalp Samavesh in Kendrapara, he virtually foretold that the exit of Naveen Patnaik government is pre destined. He reiterated the same theme in Balasore also. ” I […]
Bhubaneswar: Acting on its pre-poll promise, the Biju Janata Dal (BJD)-led Odisha Government today announced inclusion of an additional 33 lakh farmer families as beneficiaries under the Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation (KALIA) scheme. The decision was taken at the first meeting of the new Cabinet today that was chaired by CM Naveen […]
By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: Empowerment of women has been one of the major achievements of Naveen Patnaik government. Mission Shakti, the most important initiative on this front, has become symbolic of dignity and self-reliance of the members of the fair sex. There are around six lakh women self help groups (SHGs) in the state engaged […]