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.
Bhubaneswar: Former Congress MLA Dusmanta Naik on Friday joined the ruling-BJD in presence of party president and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in Bhubaneswar. Naik, the ex-MLA of Bhawanipatna Assembly Constituency resigned from Congress on July 11 and joined the BJD today with some of his supporters. “I discussed with everyone from ward to samiti […]
New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram on Friday lashed out at the Odisha government alleging that it has been incompetent in utilising the funds sanctioned by his ministry. Addressing a presser in New Delhi, the Union Minister said Odisha gets around Rs 400-Rs 600 crore from Tribal Affairs Ministry every year but only […]
Bhubaneswar: Senior BJD leader Damodar Rout on Friday once again fanned the controversy surrounding the attack on residence of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s private secretary VK Pandian saying that officers protesting the attack will be better off doing some self-introspection. Dama Rout’s op-ed appeared in a local vernacular daily today with the headline ‘introspection […]
Bhubaneswar: After winning the prestigious Outlook Speakout Award-2017 for best administrator in the country, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is all set to be conferred ‘Ideal Chief Minister’ award. CM Naveen will be presented with the award at an event organised by MIT World Peace University in Pune on January 21. The institution has reportedly […]