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Tag: Odisha Budget

Odisha Assembly Budget Session From March 25 to 31  
Odisha Assembly Budget Session From March 25 to 31  

The annual budget for the financial year 2022-23 will be presented on March 30. 

Odisha Govt Unlikely To Present Full-Fledged Budget
Odisha Govt Unlikely To Present Full-Fledged Budget

The elections to Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRI) in the State will be held in five phases between February 16 and 24. 

Why Odisha Lags Behind in Development?
Why Odisha Poor In Development Index: RBI Report Provides The Clue

As per RBI State of  State Finances, development spending in Odisha has been lower than Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand. Edu and Health spending high in poll years

Odisha Budget 2021
Here's All You Want To Know About Odisha Budget 2021: Key Highlights

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Finance Minister Niranjan Pujari on Monday presented the annual budget in the State Assembly for 2021-22 financial year with an outlay of Rs 1.7 lakh crore, an increase of around 13 per cent compared to the previous fiscal. “We propose a larger budgetary outlay of Rs 1,70,000 crore for 2021-22 which includes an […]

Odisha Budget Session 2021-22
Odisha Budget 2021-22 To Be Tabled On February 22, Session To Commence From 18th

Bhubaneswar: The budget session of the Odisha Legislative Assembly will commence on February 18 and continue till April 9, 2021. The annual budget for 2021-22 will be tabled by State Finance Minister Niranjan Pujari on February 22. As per a notification issued on Monday, the budget session this year, which will begin with the Governor […]

Odisha Becomes First State To Introduce Climate Budget

Bhubaneswar: While presenting the State budget 2020-21 in Odisha Assembly on Tuesday, Finance Minister Niranjan Pujari also introduced the Climate Budget which aims to keep track of the government expenditure made for climate change or to support mitigation and adaption actions to address climate change. The Finance minister said, “We propose to introduce a document […]

Odisha Budget 2020: FM Niranjan Pujari Presents State Budget In Assembly

Bhubaneswar: Finance Minister Niranjan Pujari on Tuesday presented the State budget 2020-21 in Odisha Assembly. This is for the first time that Odisha switched to digital method to reduce printing of documents for the budget. Over 700 big trees were saved in the State’s bid to present a paperless budget. Pujari claimed that the overall […]

Odisha Supplementary Budget's 5T push fails Police test

Bhubaneswar: When Odisha police have been the lab for experimenting Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s pet 5T governance model, the massive Rs 8,261 crore supplement budget did little justice to the police department. Consider this. The police budget in the year 2019-10 budget has been pegged at around Rs 3,571 crore, which is a measly 2.5 […]

Odisha budget leaning on debt and central assistance?

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government is more likely to rely on central assistance and debts to meet its allocation for all the budgetary provisions this year. This is what experts have to say, a day after presentation of the annual State budget for 2018-19 financial year. According to experts, while the per capita distribution of loan […]

With Focus on Agriculture, Odisha presents Rs 1.39 lakh crore budget for 2019-20

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Finance Minister Niranjan Pujari on Friday presented the 2019-20 State budget of Rs 1.39 lakh crore, with special focus on agriculture – the allocation for which has increased to Rs 20,714 crore. The total administrative expenditure has been projected at Rs 57,310 crore including Rs 25,500 crore for salaries, Rs 13,300 crore for […]

What to expect from Odisha Budget tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Finance Minister Niranjan Pujari will present the full-fledged budget for 2019-20 in the State Assembly tomorrow. The council of ministers headed by Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik had earlier approved the draft budget allocation for around Rs 1.39 lakh crore. All eyes are now on the upcoming budget and the focus areas of Odisha […]

Farmers' mega convention in Bhubaneswar today

Bhubaneswar: Around three lakh farmers under the aegis of Naba Nirman Krushak Sangathan (NNKS) will hit the streets of Bhubaneswar today to pressurise the government to fulfil their long-standing demands of price, pension and prestige. With the Assembly Budget Session underway, NNKS national convenor Akshay Kumar had threatened to go on an indefinite strike if […]

State Budget: Ruling-BJD likely to make last attempt to woo middle class

Bhubaneswar: All eyes are on the State Budget which will be presented by Finance Minister Sashi Bhusan Behera on February 7. Talks are doing rounds on what populist measures the State could take in the budget to woo voters as general polls are only a few months away. Sources said as the State government has […]

farmer agitation postponed
Farmers reiterate demands of price, pension & prestige ahead of Budget Session

Bhubaneswar: While the State Assembly will meet from February 4 to pass the Interim Budget for 2019-20, the Naba Nirman Krushak Sangathan (NNKS) has threatened to go on an indefinite strike if the government fails to announce provisions in the budget for the Odisha farmers. Similar to the protests carried out in October-November last year, […]

Odisha approves Rs 12,768 cr supplementary budget

Bhubaneswar: The State government on Thursday approved a supplementary budget of Rs 12,768 crore which will be presented during the upcoming session of the Odisha Assembly beginning September 4. The budget was approved during a meeting of the Council of Ministers headed by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the State Secretariat here. Provisions for different […]

CM Odisha budget booklet
Odisha no longer a BIMARU state: CM Naveen

Bhubaneswar: Odisha is no longer a BIMARU state (acronym for Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh, referring to their poor economic indices), said Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today after unveiling a special booklet titled ’80-years of Odisha Budget- A Commemorative Volume’. According to the booklet, Odisha’s annual budget was only Rs 1.77 crore for […]

Ruckus in Assembly over unemployment, farmers' issues

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Assembly was on Tuesday adjourned twice due to ruckus by the opposition Congress and the BJP over unemployment and failure of state government to provide drought relief to the affected farmers. While Congress wanted a discussion on the growing unemployment in the state, the BJP said the state government had failed to give […]

Odisha government presents 1.2 lakh crore budget

Bhubaneswar: The State Government today presented the last annual budget before the 2019 general elections and with a proposed total outlay of Rs 1,20,028 crore for the 2018-19 fiscal. Presenting the budget in State Assembly today, Finance minister Sashi Bhusan Behera said the size of the budget is about 12.3 percent more than the annual […]

Odisha Budget 2018-19: Here's All You Need To Know

5:19-5:21 pm: Outlay of Rs 176 crore proposed for Special Development Councils in 9 tribal dominated districts; Rs 120 crore under Biju KBK Yojana 5:17-5:19 pm: For 2018-19 Odisha Finance minister Sashi Bhusan Behera proposes Rs 2,090 crore for disaster management including Rs 865 crore under SDRF, Rs 1000 crore under NDRF 05:12- 5:17 pm: […]

Odisha govt seeks suggestions from public on preparation of annual budget 2018

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government today sought suggestions from various sections of society for preparing the annual budget 2018-19. The Finance Department has asked different stakeholders including general public, civil society organisations, think tanks and other advocacy groups to suggest inputs for preparation of annual Budget 2018-19 through a separate web portal budget.odisha.gov.in. Suggestions can be […]

Spade-work for Odisha budget 2018-19 begins

Bhubaneswar: Finance department has come up with some supplementary instructions for formulation of revised estimates for 2017-18 and budget estimates for 2018-19 financial year. In a letter, Principal Secretary TK Pandey has directed all departments to submit the budget estimates to the Planning and Convergence department by December 5. Official sources said that the budget […]