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).
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.
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.
It is pertinent to mention here that the BJP has targeted the Odisha government soon after it made the provisional list of beneficiaries.
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.
In a video, Health Minister Naba Kishore Das was seen performing ‘Shani Abhishek’ with his family members.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Apart from de-empanelment, the state government has also announced to disengage the Swasthya Mitra deployed at the concerned hospital.
Maharathy's son Rudra Maharathy inaugurated the park just before panchayat elections.
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.
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.
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.