Tag: Odisha Cm

Modi's praise for Naveen fuels talk of new BJP-BJD equation

Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s admiration to chief minister Naveen Patnaik on demonetisation issue has led to speculation on prospect of a new political equation even as both the parties have ruled out any such political understanding. Not only the Prime Minister, but also his Cabinet colleagues like Piyus Goyal, Arun Jaitely, Rajnath Singh had […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
19 Odisha districts are Maoist prone: CM

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today informed the State Assembly that 19 out of 30 districts of Odisha are Maoist prone. In a written reply to a question by Congress member Kailash Kulesika, the chief minister said 45 Maoists have been killed and 80 arrested in 55 encounters since 2015 till November this year. Besides, […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
CM Naveen inaugurates slew of projects in Sambalpur

Sambalpur: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today unveiled a slew of projects and laid foundation stones of others during his 1-day visit to the district. While inaugurating several projects at the PHD ground in Ainthapalli, Naveen also dedicated the new bus terminal to the public. Moreover, the chief minister also flagged off the Pilgrimage Train at […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
BJP releases chargesheet against Odisha govt

Bhubaneswar: Highlighting the ineptness of the State government, the Odisha BJP today released a chargesheet against the ruling BJD detailing its failures. State president of BJP Basant Panda presented the memorandum of allegations in a press meet at the party headquarters and targeted chief minister Naveen Patnaik over his government’s incompetence. Panda questioned Naveen Patnaik […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Demonetisation: Odisha seeks mobile banking services in unbanked GPs

Bhubaneswar: In the wake of the recent demonetisation of Rs, 500 and Rs 1000 currency notes, the Odisha government has urged the Centre to provide mobile banking services in unbanked Gram Panchayats (GPs) with immediate effect. In a letter to Union Finance minister Arun Jaitley today, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said out of 6238 Gram […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
No compromise on Mahanadi, Polavaram issues: Naveen

Bhubaneswar: Reiterating its vehement protest against the Centre on Polavaram and Mahanadi issues, the ruling BJD government today made it clear that it will not make any compromise on these issues. Speaking at a preparatory meeting at the Idcol auditorium here to kickstart a signature campaign and a mega human chain on Mahanadi issue,  chief […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
CM inaugurates slew of projects in Kandhamal

Phulbani: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik inaugurated projects worth around Rs 60 crore and also laid the foundation stone of various other developmental initiatives during his 1-day visit to Kandhamal district. The CM visited the district headquarters town Phulbani and then Baliguda areas in the district where he inaugurated the projects. Patnaik also addressed a public […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Eggs hurled at Odisha CM; accused youth roughed up

Baripada: Eggs were hurled at Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik during his visit to Mayurbhanj district to inaugurate various developmental projects. According to sources, the incident occurred at the rally ground in Suliapada when a youth hurled eggs at the CM. The police had apprehended a youth in this connection. However, the youth was soon captured […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Biju centenary: Odisha CM seeks IAF participation

The Odisha government on Monday requested the Defence ministry to approve the participation of the Indian Air Force (IAF) to mark the birth centenary year of the former chief minister Biju Patnaik

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Funds not to hold up Sambalpur’s development: CM

Sambalpur: Funds will not come in the way of the development of Sambalpur, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik assured during his visit to the city on Saturday. Patnaik inaugurated a slew of projects during his visit. “I am glad to be in Sambalpur today for a number of welfare and development projects for the local people,” […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Face music if beneficiaries are harassed, CM warns collectors

Bhubaneswar: Issuing a stern warning, Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik has asked concerned officials to ensure that the beneficiaries under the rural housing schemes are not harassed. In case of any complains, strict action will be initiated against authorities found guilty, Patnaik warned while addressing district collectors during a video-conference on Thursday. Patnaik also asked […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Naveen credits Biju with IOCL, reiterates SCS demand

Paradip: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today gave credit to former chief minister Biju Patnaik for the setting up of IOCL refinery at Paradip.

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
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Naveen inaugurates bridge on Mahanadi

Cuttack: Chief minister Naveen Patnaik today inaugurated a bridge on river Mahanadi at Jatamundia connecting Athgarh and Banki built at a cost of Rs 62.49 crores. Cuttack MP Bhartruhari Mohatab, Banki MLA Prabhat Tripathy and Athgarh legislator Ranendra Pratap Swain were present on the occasion. Before the CM ‘s visit, police had taken some Congress […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Odisha starts health insurance scheme for journalists

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday launched “Gopabandhu Sambadika Swasthya Bima Yojana” for working journalists. The health insurance scheme for working journalists will be implemented with effect from June 1, 2018. In the first phase, as many as 3,233 working journalists from across the state will get health insurance coverage up to Rs […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Mahanadi dispute: CM Naveen writes to PM again, demands tribunal

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister on Friday reiterated State’s demand for formation of a tribunal for early resolution of the ongoing Mahanadi water dispute with neighboring Chhattisgarh. In another letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Patnaik has stressed on immediate issuance of a notification for constitution of a tribunal to initiate the process of adjudication of […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021