The Centre has extended the services of Odisha Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mahapatra by another six months. Mohapatra's tenure will now end on February 28, 2023. This is the second time the Centre has extended the tenure of the Chief Secretary.
Odisha Chief Secretary Suresh Mohapatra said that Covid guidelines in the State have been designed to control the spread of the infections without disrupting the livelihoods of people.
Senior IAS officer and Additional Chief Secretary to Health Department, Pradipta Kumar Mohapatra was appointed Chairman of Odisha Forest Development Corporation in a minor reshuffle effected by the State government on Saturday.
A group of nursing staff staged a protest over their disengagement from service during the visit of Odisha Chief Secretary and 5T Secretary to Bolangir district on Wednesday.
Bhubaneswar: All the government-run schools in Odisha will have pucca (concrete) kitchens by December this year. During a review meeting held in State Secretariat on Wednesday Odisha Chief Secretary Aditya Padhi directed the officials to finish construction of kitchens by December 2017. “Out of the 58,000 schools in the State, 42,000 already have concrete kitchens; […]
The Odisha government on Wednesday announced the extension of partial lockdown in the State by 14 days till July 16. While 20 districts with less than 5% positivity rate have been placed under Category A with greater relaxations, the remaining 10 districts are Category B districts.
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi today informed that around 5,000 skilled workers will be sourced from the neighbouring states for restoration of electricity and mobile connectivity in the cyclone Fani-affected areas of the State. After holding discussions with the Union Cabinet Secretary, PK Sinha via video conferencing, Padhi told mediapersons that the state government […]
Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Friday urged the Centre to start passenger train service in the Haridaspur-Paradip line connecting the mineral belt of the state with the port town by the end of this year, officials said. Odisha Chief Secretary A P Padhi told the officials of the Railways and Prime Minister’s Office Project Management Committee about […]
Bhubaneswar: With the appointment of incumbent Chief Secretary (CS) Aditya Prasad Padhi as State Election Commissioner (SEC), Naveen has scripted a 2014 redux in 2019. Significantly, post return to power in May 2014, CM Naveen Patnaik in July appointed Gokul Pati as new CS, despite the then incumbent CS Jugal Kishor Mohapatra having two-years left […]
Bhubaneswar: Senior bureaucrat Asit Tripathy today took charge as the Chief Secretary of Odisha while his predecessor Aditya Prasad Padhi assumed office as the State Election Commissioner (SEC). Padhi handed over charge to Tripathy in presence of senior officials and media persons at the Lok Seva Bhawan. A 1986-batch IAS officier, Tripathy was serving as the […]
Bhubaneswar: Development will now be a weapon to tackle the Maoists and the State government is keen to replicate the ‘Swabhiman region’ development model in southern Odisha to tackle Naxalites. Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy, while reviewing preparations for a meeting on anti-naxal operations called by the central government, informed today that Maoist activity in number […]
Bhubaneswar: Chief Secretary of Odisha, Asit Tripathy today thanked all the city dwellers of Bhubaneswar, Cuttack and Bhadrak for making the 48-hour shut down which started at 8 pm on April 3, a success. He also thanked all the personnel of law enforcement, district administration and health care workers for dealing with the enforcement in […]
Bhubaneswar: Following the devastating floods that wreaked havoc in Hyderabad and parts of Telangana, Odisha Chief Minister announced an assistance of Rs 5 crore for relief and restoration work. “Hon CM Sri Naveen patnaik announced a contribution of Rs 5 crore towards relief efforts post floods in Hyderabad/parts of Telengana as a gesture […]
Bhubaneswar: An advanced vaccine manufacturing unit will come up at Andharua on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar which would produce 10 types of vaccines including Malaria and Covid-19 vaccine. Thevaccine unit will be set by Bharat Biotech Int Ltd (BBIL), a multi-dimensional biotechnology company. Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy informed while chairing a meeting today. Tripathy directed […]
Bhubaneswar: The Railway Board on Friday refused to entertain the Odisha government’s request to cancel all trains coming from Chhattisgarh to the State and vice versa and asked it to…