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Tag: Odisha Cabinet

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Odisha cabinet nod to 32 proposals including barrage in Bhubaneswar's Pandara

The approved 32 proposals include a barrage at Pandara, on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar to supply drinking water to the capital city, merger of DRDA with Zilla Parishad, sanction of 100.5 acre of land under Sambalpur tehsil for establishment of Sainik School, Mega Drinking Water Projects for Mayurbhnaj, Sambalpur and Deogarh districts.

KALIA To Continue In Odisha For 3 More Years

The Odisha cabinet on Monday decided to carry on with the Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation (KALIA) scheme for three more years.

Odisha Cabinet Approves Rs 2 Lakh Crore Budget For 2022-23 Financial Year
Odisha Cabinet Approves Rs 2 Lakh Crore Budget For 2022-23 Financial Year

The regular Budget will be presented in the next session of the State Assembly nearly after three months

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7th Pay Commission Bonanza & Land Rights | Odisha Cabinet Decisions

Grant-in-aid under 7th Pay Commission approved for staff of new aided non-govt High Schools, UP Schools, Madrasas.

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Odisha Cabinet Nod To 9 Proposals: Land Rights To Slum Dwellers, 7th Pay Salary; Check All

In another big decision, the State Cabinet approved Jaga Mission for slum dwellers in five municipal corporations, including Berhampur, Cuttack, Bhubaneswar, Rourkela and Sambalpur.

Odisha Govt’s Move To Pump More Funds Into Power Infra Project Draws Opposition Flak
Odisha Govt’s Move To Pump More Funds Into Power Infra Project Draws Opposition Flak

The Odisha Cabinet on Friday approved installation of 99 33/11 KV PSS and 64 independent 33 KV lines of 812.05 KMs length with a total estimated cost of Rs 1796.73 crore and five transmission projects (four Grid Sub-stations and associated lines and one 132 KV line) with an outlay of Rs 259.43 crore.

Odisha Cabinet Clears Major Proposals
Odisha Cabinet Clears Major Proposals; Here Are Key Highlights

The Odisha State Cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik gave go-ahead to as many as 17 major proposals on Monday including some key decisions pertaining to the departments of Finance, Food Supplies, GA, Home, and others.

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National Pension System: Odisha Govt Increases Monthly Contribution To 14 Pc For Employees

This Cabinet decision will ensure parity between the Central Government and State government employees. Odisha government will contribute Rs 280 crore more towards the NPS every year.

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Odisha Cabinet Approves 16 Reformative Projects, Check List

CM Naveen Patnaik while chairing the Odisha Cabinet on Monday gave his approval to 16 ambitious an reformative projects

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Odisha’s Sports Push: Cabinet Approves 89 Multipurpose Indoor Stadiums In State

A total of 89 multipurpose indoor stadiums will be built across Odisha to develop sports infrastructure in the State, informed a government press release following a State Cabinet meet

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Odisha Cabinet Nod To Bhubaneswar CET Upgradation, Civil Services Rules Amendment & More

College of Engineering and Technology (CET), Bhubaneswar will soon be upgraded into a non-affiliating Unitary University.

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Odisha CM Urges PM Modi To Include 6L Households Under PMAY (Gramin)
Odisha Cabinet Gives Nod To 15 Major Projects, Check Details

At least 15 proposals have got the approval of the Odisha Cabinet today with some major decisions being taken by the meeting chaired by the State Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik

Odisha Opposition Questions Pumping Of More Funds Into Box Drain Project In Cuttack
Odisha Opposition Questions Pumping Of More Funds Into Box Drain Project In Cuttack

Even as the tardy pace of JICA project in the Silver City of Cuttack is raising many questions, the Odisha Cabinet’s nod for infusing more funds into construction of box drains seems to have added fuel to the fire. 

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Covid Vaccine Procurement: Odisha Modifies Terms For Global Tender

As per the modifications, the storage condition has been revised up to minus 20 degree Celsius subject to condition that the vaccines will remain stable and maintain its potency at 2 degree Celsius to 8 degree Celsius for at least 12 hours.

Odisha Cabinet Nod To 16 Proposals Including Amendment To State Lokayukta Act
Odisha To Float Global Tenders To Procure Covid-19 Vaccines

Odisha Cabinet urges the Centre to exempt vaccines from all tax liabilities to reduce burden on finances and facilitate Odisha’s drive towards universal vaccination

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University of Health Sciences Among 11 Proposals Cleared By Odisha Cabinet

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has approved the Odisha University of Health Sciences Act, 2021 for the establishment of University of Health Sciences, informed the Parliamentary Affairs Minister Bikram Keshari Arukh in the State Assembly. The decision was taken in the State cabinet meeting held on Tuesday under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. The […]

Odisha Cabinet Okays Excise Service Cadre Restructuring, Creation Of New Excise Districts

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government can recruit Deputy Superintendent of Excise directly as the State Cabinet on Saturday approved some proposals in the Excise Department including restructuring of excise service cadre. The Cabinet also approved creation of additional 304 regular posts increasing the cadre strength from 1906 to 2210 relating to the posts at the level […]

Odisha Cabinet Nod To 16 Proposals Including Amendment To State Lokayukta Act
Odisha Cabinet Approves Budget 2021-22

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha council of ministers on Tuesday approved the annual State budget for 2021-22 financial year which will be tabled in the State Assembly on February 22. The annual State budget having a total outlay of Rs 1.70 lakh crore has been approved by the cabinet. However, no official briefing was made on the […]

Odisha Govt Takes Over 3-Decades To Bring Lord Lingaraj Under Temple Act!
Odisha Govt Takes Over 3-Decades To Bring Lord Lingaraj Under Temple Act!

Bhubaneswar: There goes a saying in Upanishads “Dreams are real as long as they last”. With the Odisha Cabinet having given its nod to bring the Lord Shree Lingaraj Temple Act ordinance on Monday, the dream to manage the ancient 12th century of Lord Shiva on the lines of Puri Shree Jagannath Temple has become […]

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New Medical Colleges To Come Up In Puri & Jajpur In 3 Years, Odisha Cabinet Gives Nod

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Cabinet on Monday approved the proposal for setting up of a 100 seated new government Medical College and Teaching Hospital in Jajpur. Apart from this, the Cabinet also approved the construction of 650-bedded Medical College Hospital in Puri. The total cost of the project is about Rs 651 Crores which would be […]

Lingaraj Temple To Reopen From December 27
Odisha Cabinet Approves Lingaraj Temple Ordinance In Line With Sri Jagannath Temple Act

Bhubaneswar: In a major decision, the Odisha cabinet on Monday approved the much-awaited ordinance for better management of the affairs of Lingaraj Temple. As the Odisha Legislative Assembly is not in session, the new Special Act is proposed to be enacted through this ordinance, sources said. The State Cabinet has also cleared the proposal for […]

Odisha Cabinet Meeting Today At 5, Key Proposals Likely To Get A Nod

Bhubaneswar: A meeting of the State Cabinet is scheduled to be held Monday evening. The meeting, which will be held via video conferencing at around 5 PM, will be chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. The CM would be attending the virtual meeting from his residence, Naveen Niwas, while ministers of all departments are likely […]

Odisha Cabinet Rejig Likely In New Year

Bhubaneswar: Speculations are doing rounds that a possible Cabinet reshuffle for the first time in the fifth term of Naveen Patnaik government in Odisha is likely to take place in the next couple of days. If things go well, the State would witness Naveen’s Cabinet in a new look in the New Year. Sources closed […]

Odisha Cabinet Nod For New Medical College In Kandhamal, Drinking Water Projects In Bargarh

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Cabinet on Wednesday approved a proposal to construct a new medical college in Kandhamal and a 650-bedded Teaching Hospital for the existing medical college in Koraput. The Cabinet also gave nod for the construction of two mega drinking water projects in Bargarh district. The State Cabinet headed by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik […]

Odisha Cabinet: Now Staff Nurses Will Be Known As Nursing Officers

Bhubaneswar: The State Health and Family Welfare Department on Thursday proposed to bring the Odisha Nursing Service (Methods of Recruitment and Conditions of Service) Amendment Rules, 2020 that promises promotion for contractual nurses. At present, the nursing posts are filled up and service conditions are followed in accordance with the rules of Odisha Nursing Service […]

Odisha Cabinet Approves Supplementary Budget Of Rs 11,200 Crore; Nod To 18 Proposals

Bhubaneswar: The State Cabinet on Thursday approved Supplementary Budget of a whopping Rs 11,200 crore which will be tabled on the first day of the upcoming Winter Session of the Odisha Assembly. The Cabinet meeting, which gave its nod to as many as 18 proposals, was chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. Loan To GRIDCO […]

Odisha Cabinet Approves Proposal To Amend State GST Act To Make Collection Process Simpler

Bhubaneswar: A proposal to amend the Odisha Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 was approved by the state cabinet on Tuesday to make the collection process simple and more effective, officials said. The cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and held through video conference, cleared the proposal for introduction of the Odisha Goods […]

Opposition Targets Odisha Govt Over Amendment Of Universities Act, Calls It Undemocratic
Opposition Targets Odisha Govt Over Amendment Of Universities Act, Calls It Undemocratic

Bhubaneswar: After the State Cabinet decided to amend the Odisha Universities Act, 1989, reportedly to bring all varsities under one act, the Opposition BJP and Congress have cornered the State government stating the decision of promulgation as hasty, unnecessary and undemocratic. Alleging that the government is trying to transform the Universities with bureaucratic approach, the […]

Odisha Cabinet Approves 22 Proposals: Focus On Livelihood Of Migrants & Farmers

Bhubaneswar: As Odisha continues to tackle COVID-19 crisis, the State cabinet on Friday approved as many as 22 major proposals for the larger benefit of women, migrants and farmers of the State. In a press briefing today, Chief Secretary, Asit Tripathy said, Rs 17000 crore will be spent between June 2020 and March 2021 for […]

Odisha Seeks Socio-Economic Caste Enumeration Along With General Census

Bhubaneswar: Noting that no formal census including the caste details of the population has been undertaken since 1931, Odisha Cabinet on Saturday resolved to impress upon the Central Government to go for a Socio-Economic Caste Enumeration along with the 2021 general census. As per the resolution passed by the Odisha Cabinet today, the State government […]

Odisha Cabinet Approves New Agriculture Policy

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha cabinet on Tuesday approved Agriculture Policy 2020 to boost farmer income with a focus on providing market linkages and technical support. The policy has been prepared with objectives of ensuring continuous growth in farmers’ income, making the growth process inclusive of small and marginal farmers and ensuring sustainable, stable, and scalable agricultural […]

Odisha Cabinet Approves Major Proposals On Paddy Procurement, ISBT

Bhubaneswar: The State Cabinet today approved several proposals at a meeting presided over by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the Loka Seva Bhawan, which include the revision of Kharif Marketing Season (KMS), 2019 policy and construction of a modern Inter-State Bus Terminal (ISBT) at Baramunda in Bhubaneswar. Speaking to media persons after the meeting, chief […]

Odisha Cabinet’s decision to remove structures around Puri Srimandir opposed

Puri:  The decision of Odisha Government to implement certain recommendations of Justice B.P. Das Commission regarding the safety and security of devotees at Puri Srimandir sparked widespread resentment among servitors as well as local residents on Saturday. The resentment is particularly over the decision of removal of structures around the temple up to 75 meters […]

Odisha to clear structures around Puri Srimandir for safety of devotees

Bhubaneswar: In a major decision, Odisha government today decided to implement certain recommendations of Justice B.P. Das Commission regarding the safety and security of devotees at Puri Srimandir. At a meeting held on Friday, the Odisha Cabinet approved the decision to implement Commission’s recommendations made in its first interim report which includes removal of structures […]

Odisha Cabinet approves state film policy

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to promote Odia films and create an conducive eco-system for production of films in the region, the state government Tuesday rolled out Odisha State Film Policy-2019. The policy was approved at the cabinet meeting chaired by chief minister Naveen Patnaik. The policy will promote quality Odia films, facilitate film tourism in […]

Air strike: Odisha cabinet praises IAF

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha cabinet on Tuesday passed a resolution praising the Indian Air Force (IAF) for destroying terrorist training camps in Pakistan. Chief Secretary A.P. Padhi said the cabinet passed a resolution applauding the IAF for pre-dawn air strikes on terror camps across the Line of Control (LoC). “Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik moved a motion […]

Odisha cabinet approves 'Khushi' scheme to provide free sanitary napkins

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha cabinet on Friday approved Khushi scheme to provide free sanitary napkins to school girls across the state. The government has decided to spend Rs 466.08 crore in 5 years to improve menstrual hygiene among adolescent girl students of the state. Under the scheme, the state will provide free sanitary napkins to 17.25 […]

Odisha Cabinet approves proposal to upgrade Asian School of Business Management to university

Bhubaneswar: The State Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today cleared some important proposals including upgradation of the Bhubaneswar-based Asian School of Business Management (ASBM) to a university. This apart, the cabinet has also cleared an amendment to the Secretariat Data Entry Operator (DEO) cadre rules. As per the new norms, the DEOs […]

Odisha to spend Rs 448 cr for green cover along river banks

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Cabinet today approved a proposal to create green cover along the banks of major rivers such as the Mahanadi, Brahmani, Baitarini and Rusikulya to rejuvenate the water bodies. The plantation work will be taken up at a cost of Rs 448 crore within one km width along both sides of the major […]

High-end cars to cost cheaper in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha cabinet today approved a proposal to reduce registration tax on high-end cars. In a meeting presided by CM Naveen Patnaik today, the Odisha Cabinet introduced new tax slabs on registration of personal cars. “Luxury cars costing Rs 40 lakh and above was taxed at 20 per cent. They would now be taxed […]