Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik addressed the people of the state on the COVID19 situation.
And after winning the rights to host the Hockey World Cup for the second time running in 2023, the first time any state has got the right to host the event twice in succession, Odisha has truly emerged as the newest hockey hub in the country.
Andhra Pradesh CM Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Saturday announced a compensation of Rs 3 lakh to each of the family.
Following the reduction in the residency period, 63,303 primary teachers will be promoted and at the same time it will also pave way for filling up the vacancies of teachers in the upper primary level.
Residents of other states working in Odisha will be able to buy items at ration shops in the coastal state and ration cardholders of the state who are outside Odisha will be able to purchase essential commodities at public distribution shops there
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday virtually inaugurated three industrial projects worth Rs 436.93 crore. He also laid the foundations for 11 industrial projects with a cumulative investment of Rs 1,100.14 crore.
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 Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik also announced an award of Rs 15 lakh for each of the athletes who have qualified for the Olympics. The cash will be given for preparation for the games.
While disbursing special COVID assistance of Rs 5,000 each to 64,214 PVTG persons through virtual mode, the chief minister asked them to get vaccinated against the disease.
The new investment to the tune of Rs 1,46,172 crore in metal and metal downstream sectors during the COVID-19 pandemic also made Odisha one of the favoured investment destinations in the country.
In an effort to boost Odisha's tourism potential along its coastline, the state government has decided to develop and beautify five more beaches to secure the Blue Flag certification, said Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.
Prior to the polls to the three-tier panchayat system and the Urban Local Bodies (ULBs), the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) has restructured its office bearers in the women wing of the party, Biju Mahila Janata Dal.
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik laid the foundation for Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) storage Vessel Systems (6KL capacity) at the district headquarters hospitals in Angul, Boudh, Deogarh, Dhenkanal, Gajapati, Kalahandi and Nuapada on Friday.
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated a 200-bed COVID-19 hospital set up by aluminium major Vedanta Resources in Kalahandi district.
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik said though many states have floated global tenders for vaccine procurement, the global vaccine manufacturers are looking forward to the Union Government for the clearances and assurances.
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday approved the formation of the new 'Department of Mission Shakti".
Odisha lost another jewel from the field of journalism after veteran journalist, columnist and litterateur Basant Dash lost his 10-day battle against Covid 19 on Friday night.
It was in May last year when India was battling the first wave of Covid pandemic and no picture of any vaccine in sight, when the nature struck with super ferocity with a tropical cyclone, probably the strongest the country's eastern coast had faced since two decades ago, the Prime Minister turned his attention fast towards Odisha where the storm had brushed along causing major damages before wreaking havoc in Bengal.
Chairing the first COVID Advisory Committee meeting, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday sought the advice of top health experts in the country on strategies to tackle the possible future waves of the pandemic.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday conducted an aerial survey of the cyclone-hit areas of the State and announced Rs 500 crore financial assistance for immediate relief activities.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday reviewed the restoration operations in the aftermath of Cyclone Yaas and directed officials to carry out the works on a war-footing basis.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is scheduled to conduct an aerial survey of cyclone ‘Yaas’-hit regions in Kendrapara, Balasore and Bhadrak district in the afternoon today.
The CM also directed officials to clear the major roads for smooth transportation in the next 24 hours and 80% restoration of electricity supply in the affected districts in the next 24 hours.
The MLAs of the Opposition BJP in Odisha on Friday wrote a letter to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik demanding immediate steps to arrest the rapid spread of COVID19 in rural areas and in the tribal belts of the State.
The situation in Odisha is under control. The number of recoveries is more than the daily infections, said CM Naveen Patnaik.