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.
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday approved the formation of the new 'Department of Mission Shakti".
Bhubaneswar: A day after the State Cabinet approved creation of a separate Mission Shakti Department, Opposition BJP and Congress have lashed out at the ruling BJD while accusing it of playing women card ahead of the urban and panchayat elections. The Opposition parties have rubbished government’s claim that ‘Mission Shakti department would help strengthening the […]
Bhubaneswar: Around 70 lakh members of six lakh Mission Shakti Self Help Groups (SHG) are shouldering vital responsibilities across Odisha to fight coronavirus pandemic in the State. Their role has been acknowledged by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik who expressed his gratitude for their support during this critical time. Also Read: Coronavirus Lockdown: Odisha Man Becomes […]
Bhubaneswar: Odisha SHG movement will get a boost as the State government will soon carve a new department ‘Mission Shakti’ exclusively to deal with the SHG matters in the State. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has announced this significant policy move on the occasion of International Women’s Day. Patnaik was addressing a programme organised at Convention […]
Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday said the BJD would certainly press for passage of the women’s reservation bill in the Parliament. “Yes, indeed. We wish that the women’s reservation bill be passed,” Patnaik said while replying to a question during an interaction in Bhubaneswar. The chief minister said the Biju Janata Dal strongly […]
New Delhi: The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) empowered India in 2019 by carrying out the country’s first anti-satellite (ASAT) missile test — Mission Shakti — apart from successfully developing several important projects like Light Combat Aircraft for Indian Navy, Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Missile (BVRAAM) Astra from Su-30 MKI platform. This year, DRDO […]
Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Tuesday included the Women & Child Development & Mission Shakti department under the ‘Mo Sarkar’ Initiative in order to implement different schemes meant for the women and children effectively. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched the initiative at Lok Seva Bhawan and interacted with some women through video conferencing. “The State government […]
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 […]
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 […]
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: 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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: 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 […]
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 […]