Further, he said, the process for recruitment of over 1000 professors, associate professors and assistant professors in various disciplines in all the state universities has already started.
Stating that this has now become the BJD's new benchmark of political strength in the entire state, the BJD president urged his party leaders to utilise this strength strategically everywhere, so that they can fare much better than the last time in cooperative elections.
It is discussed in the political circle that Kalikesh Singh Deo, Pushpendra Singh Deo, Chairman of Western Odisha Development Council Asit Tripathy, OTDC Chairperson Shreemayee Mishra, Raseswari Panigrahi, Jogesh Singh, Nalini Pradhan and Prabhas Singh are the contenders from Western Odisha.
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday asked forest department officials to prepare an integrated plan for significant reduction in forest fire incidents.
The Odisha government is giving top priority to the healthcare sector and consistently making efforts to provide affordable and quality healthcare service to the people, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said here on Monday.
During his recent visit to New Delhi, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik while replying to the queries of national media said the BJD would like to be independent.
A sum of Rs 804 crore was deposited in the bank accounts of over 40 lakh small and marginal farmers.
Talks in the power corridor are abuzz that CM Naveen Patnaik’s cabinet might see at least 50 per cent reshuffle with possibility of more than 10 ministers being shown the doors during the rejig.
International Hockey Federation (FIH) president Narinder Batra added: "The reveal of the logo is one of the important milestones on the road to the 2023 FIH Odisha Hockey Men's World Cup, Bhubaneswar - Rourkela."
He was addressing a Business Eminence Awards function organised by Dharitri' and Orissa Post'.
There is a delay in the completion of projects ranging from 13- 43 years. The state could create only 24 per cent of the targeted irrigation potential
While approving the projects, the chief secretary directed Industrial Promotion & Investment Corporation of Odisha (IPICOL) to make a realistic assessment of the land and water requirements as per the benchmark set against different types of industries.
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik arrived in New Delhi on a three-day visit to the National capital, commencing on Monday.
Odisha was the only state to be fully compliant with the Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act since the enactment of the law, Patnaik said in the House.
To step into BJD boots, the Opposition has to give recognition to front foot soldiers, not to backroom boys