Jayanti was presented with cash award of Rs 15,00,000 for winning as many as three medals in the recently concluded World Para-Athletics Championships in Dubai
The CM doubled the one-time incentive for retired Anganwadi workers from Rs 20,000 to Rs 40,000.
These bus stands will be set up at block levels taking into account several factors like distance from district headquarters, economic activity, places of tourist interest and existing communication facility, said a statement released by the Chief Minister's Office (CMO).
Highlighting the long term issues, the CM said that the State is burdened with infrastructural gaps and vulnerability to recurring natural calamities.
The protest by the Congress MLA from Barabati-Cuttack Mohammed Moquim coincided with the visit of CM Naveen to the Millennium city of Cuttack to distribute BSKY smart cards and launch several development projects.
The CM also demanded 13 lakh houses for non-Fani affected people, basically in tribal-dominated KBK districts.
Some protesters waved black flags at the Chief Minister during the demonstration seeking answers from the government for delaying action in the murder case of the Kalahandi lady teacher. Police later took several agitators into custody in the aftermath of the protest.
A fact-finding team led by All India Congress Committee (AICC) general secretary Randeep Surjewala and Odisha in-charge A Chellakumar will meet the family of the deceased lady teacher on Thursday.
The Commission has also written to DGP, Odisha to immediately arrest all the accused and provide safety to the family of the victim.
Deputy leader of Opposition Bishnu Charan Sethi said Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik was not present in the State Assembly for a single day during the monsoon session.
Odisha government would force to impose lockdown once again if the guidelines issued in view of Covid-19 are not followed by people strictly, warned Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday.
Naveen Patnaik expressed hope that both the institutions by offering world-class services will help Bhubaneswar become a leading centre in the country in cancer care and palliative services.
CM Naveen Patnaik sought cooperation of all for smooth conduct of annual Rath Yatra in Puri beginning July 12
Of the state's 9,16,109 COVID-19 cases so far, 47,776 are children in the age group of 0 to 14 years.
As many as 39 meritorious sportspersons including 30 women and 9 men were inducted into Odisha Police Service on Saturday with Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announcing continued support to athletes in every possible manner to enable them to achieve their dreams.
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday ordered a Crime Branch probe into the recent seizure of a huge stock of spurious ‘Favipiravir’, a prescribed drug for Covid-19 treatment, from a chemist shop in Cuttack.
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday announced financial assistance to compensate farmers affected by Cyclone Yaas that hit the State on May 26.
The Odisha Cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday approved construction of new roadways along with major bridges under the Biju Expressway.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday sanctioned another Rs 20 crore to the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) for the smooth management of Covid-19 pandemic fighting measures.
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday emphasised imparting training to doctors and healthcare workers in special paediatric care in view of a possible third wave of COVID-19.