Naveen’s move to visit Padampur assumes significance as it comes in the wake of BJD’s defeat in Dhamnagar Assembly by-election that concluded recently.
The movie starring Ollywood actors Babushaan and Dipanwit Dashmohapatra in the lead roles received a tremendous response from the audience and has been roaring at the box office.
Over three dozen of them have been given various posts as Chairpersons, Advisors and Vice-Chairman to different Boards, Councils and Departments.
With no children to pass his wealth and fortune on, there have been several speculations on who will finally take over his chair.
Odisha Minister Courts Controversy, ‘Compares’ Naveen Patnaik With Lord Jagannath
Acharya also took a dig at CM Patnaik and said that apart from creating ruckus at Delhi airport, common people faced huge problems after Patnaik returned to Bhubaneswar as BJD workers and leaders hit the roads to welcome the CM, which created traffic chaos.
However, soon after the announcement, the state today witnessed a political slugfest over the same with the Opposition terming it a sponsored one.
In order to ensure timely payment of wages, whenever there is a delay in receipt of funds from the central government towards the payment of -wage liabilities, the state government has created a Revolving Fund' for payment of wages to the Job card holders within the stipulated time as a contingent measure, Patnaik pointed out.
Briefing about the implementation of various central schemes in Odisha, he said the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, through Ambedkar Foundation, is providing Rs 2.5 lakh for inter-caste marriages while the Odisha government too has a similar scheme but there is a need to promote it on a higher scale.
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today conducted an aerial survey of the flood-hit areas in Khordha, Puri, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur and Kendrapara. Following the survey, CM Naveen Patnaik announced 15-day relief to flood-affected people; and also directed for damage assessment within 7 days of floodwaters receding, and extension of assistance within 15 days.
In these 75 years, Odisha has shown the way how to rise to the challenges and achieved several milestones, says Odisha CM
The Chief Minister is leading a high-level delegation of senior officials of the Odisha government to Rome and Dubai.
The CM should have taken ministers in charge of Industries, Food Supplies or Revenue and Disaster Management departments along with him, the leaders opined.
The Chief Minister also expressed gratitude towards the servitors who assisted the administration and pulled the chariots during the Covid-19 pandemic situation.
Patnaik left for New Delhi on Saturday, from where he will lead the delegation to Rome on June 20.