Tag: Odisha Government

Ayushman Bharat Politics
BJP sees red in Odisha CM’s comparison between Ayushman Bharat and BSKY

On Thursday, Odisha BJP president, Samir Mohanty raked up the issue of massive corruption and irregularities in Odisha government’s Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY).

  • Thursday, 02 February 2023
Odisha Chief secretary Suresh Chandra Mohapatra
Third extension to Suresh Mohapatra or new Chief Secretary! Speculations rife in Odisha

Suresh Mohapatra is currently on a second extension as the Odisha government has already extended his tenure twice by six months each after his retirement in 2022.

  • Wednesday, 25 January 2023
Odisha Agriculture Minister Ranendra Pratap Swain
Coordinated Convergence Policy to help Odisha farmers tackle crop loss in natural disasters

The policy will be an amalgamation of different schemes under different departments and it will aim to compensate the farmers in case of crop loss in natural disasters.

  • Wednesday, 25 January 2023
PMAY Irregularities
'Lapses in PMAY': It's Odisha Govt job to remove ineligible beneficiaries; BJP threatens indefinite agitation

It is pertinent to mention here that the BJP has targeted the Odisha government soon after it made the provisional list of beneficiaries.

  • Tuesday, 24 January 2023
Odisha admitted mining scam that led to thousand crores revenue loss: MP Aparajita Sarangi 
Odisha admitted mining scam that led to thousand crores revenue loss: MP Aparajita Sarangi 

Addressing a presser in Bhubaneswar, Aparajita Sarangi said that the State government in a letter to the Ministry of Coal and Mines has admitted that leaseholders reported high-grade iron ore as low-grade. 

  • Tuesday, 24 January 2023
Odisha Minister donates gold kalas worth over Rs 1cr in Maha temple
Odisha Minister donates gold kalas worth over Rs 1cr in Maha temple

In a video, Health Minister Naba Kishore Das was seen performing ‘Shani Abhishek’ with his family members. 

  • Monday, 23 January 2023
Odisha Government
Odisha cabinet approves 12 proposals; grant-in-aid of private colleges hiked

As per the decision, around 15,711 teachers and employees will benefit and the state government will incur an additional expenditure of Rs 290 crore annually.

  • Saturday, 21 January 2023
Odisha Police Crime Branch
Cuttack: Crime Branch takes over South Point Hospital BSKY fraud case

As per reports, some staff of the hospital along with some middlemen were allegedly withdrawing lakhs of rupees from the government exchequer by creating false bills under the BSKY without actually hospitalising patients.

  • Thursday, 19 January 2023
Odisha Secretariat
Odisha approves 9 investment projects worth Rs 1.53 lakh cr

The high level clearance authority (HLCA) of Odisha led by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has approved these projects that would generate employment for over 27,000 people in the state.

  • Thursday, 19 January 2023
Odisha floats global tender to divest 49 pc stake in OPGC disinvestment
Odisha floats global tender to divest 49 pc stake in OPGC disinvestment

The move came just two years after the State government bought back its 49 per cent share in OPGC from an US-based company, AES Corporation Ltd. 

  • Tuesday, 17 January 2023
BSKY Fraud
BSKY irregularities: Odisha govt de-empanel private hospital

Apart from de-empanelment, the state government has also announced to disengage the Swasthya Mitra deployed at the concerned hospital.

  • Friday, 13 January 2023
Park named after late BJD leader Pradeep Maharathy lying in bad shape
Park named after late BJD leader Pradeep Maharathy lying in bad shape

Maharathy's son Rudra Maharathy inaugurated the park just before panchayat elections.

  • Thursday, 12 January 2023
MP Aparajita urges Odisha govt to issue work orders for 9.59 lakh PMAY houses sectioned by Centre
MP Aparajita urges Odisha govt to issue work orders for 9.59 lakh PMAY houses sectioned by Centre

The IAS-turned-politician said that the PM Modi-led union government has granted Rs 7,250 crore for the construction of the houses in the State under the housing scheme.  

  • Thursday, 12 January 2023
PDS Rice Distribution In Odisha
Is this the end of BJD’s free-rice politics?

The Union cabinet had decided to provide foodgrains under NFSA free-of-cost to the 813 million beneficiaries during 2023. In Odisha, the Centre will distribute 5 kg packets of rice each to 3.26 crore beneficiaries free of cost.

  • Wednesday, 04 January 2023
Raw Rice
Odisha announces 5kg free rice for State food security beneficiaries for one year

Under this provision, beneficiaries will receive 5 kg of rice free every month till December 2023. The free scheme will cost the government exchequer an additional Rs 185 crore.

  • Tuesday, 03 January 2023
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