Tag: Odisha Governor

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PM Modi lays foundation, inaugurates projects worth Rs 20k Cr; says, 'will continue to work for Odisha’s development'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday dedicated to the nation and laid the foundation stones of multiple projects worth Rs 20,000 crore at Chandikhole in Odisha. 

  • Tuesday, 05 March 2024
Odisha Governor bats for smaller irrigation projects for farmers
Odisha Governor bats for smaller irrigation projects for farmers

Terming farmers as the greatest scientists in the world, the Governor said that smaller projects like check dams and dykes in hilly areas will be beneficial for farmers in villages. He said that the agriculture department working at the block and panchayat levels should draw up plans for smaller irrigation projects so that small farmers can grow more crops.   

  • Sunday, 14 January 2024
Odisha Governor visits Tara Tarini temple, extends financial help to patient during Ganjam visit
Odisha Governor visits Tara Tarini temple, extends financial help to patient during Ganjam visit

Odisha Governor Raghubar Das visited the Tara Tarini temple to seek blessings of the presiding deity of Ganjam on Thursday, the second day of his two-day visit to the district. 

  • Thursday, 11 January 2024
Raghubar Das Sworn In By Chief Justice Of Odisha
Raghubar Das sworn in as 26th Governor of Odisha

Chief Justice of Orissa High Court administered the oath of office to Das at a special ceremony held at Raj Bhawan.

  • Tuesday, 31 October 2023
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58 Maoist Cadres Neutralised, 194 Arrested In Past 5 Years: Odisha Governor

For large-scale conservation of surface water inside streams and rivers, the government has approved 30 in-stream storage structures during 2021-22 in the first phase. Groundwater recharge through 779 minor irrigation and panchayati raj tanks covering 15 districts has also been taken up in association with the Green Climate Fund and work in 71 tanks has been completed in 2021-22, the Governor said.

  • Friday, 25 March 2022
In Love With Odia Music: Odisha Governor Lends Voice For ‘Bande Utkala Janani’
In Love With Odia Music: Odisha Governor Lends Voice For ‘Bande Utkala Janani’ 

Sources said, music director Pramanand had gone to Raj Bhawan with the track after the Governor expressed his wise to lend voice for the iconic poem penned by Kantakabi Laxmikant Mohapatra. 

  • Wednesday, 02 March 2022
Fifth member of Lokayukta selection panel finalised

Bhubaneswar: After four years and five months of the passage of the Lokayukta Bill in the State Assembly, the selection committee under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today finalized the name of the fifth member of the panel. The name will be recommended to the Odisha Governor for approval. Leader of Opposition, Narasingha […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Ganeshi Lal to take oath as Odisha Governor today

Bhubaneswar: Prof Ganeshi Lal will take oath as the Governor of Odisha at a special function at Raj Bhawan here today evening. Yesterday, Lal was given a Guard of Honour at Bhubaneswar Airport after his arrival at around 1.30 PM. It may be mentioned here that Bihar Governor Satya Pal Malik was holding additional charge […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Indian Constitution never in danger, says Ganeshi Lal

New Delhi: Newly-appointed Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal today said the Indian Constitution is not in danger, instead those who try to violate it will be in trouble. Talking to OTV, Lal stated, “People who try to put the Indian Constitution in danger are the ones who will land in trouble. Existence of political parties could […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Appointment of new Odisha Governor raises eyebrows

Bhubaneswar: A day after President of India Ram Nath Kovind appointed former Haryana BJP chief Prof Ganeshi Lal as the new Governor of Odisha, the ruling and opposition party in the State have engaged in a blame game. The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) has criticised the move claiming that Kovind’s decision was politically-motivated. BJD Spokesperson […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Satya Pal Malik takes oath as Odisha Governor

Bhubaneswar: Bihar Governor Satya Pal Malik was on Wednesday sworn in as the Governor of Odisha. Chief Justice of the Orissa High Court Vineet Saran administered the oath of office to Malik at a ceremony held at the Raj Bhawan here. Earlier, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and Assembly Speaker Pradip Amat welcomed Malik who […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Odisha Governor refutes BJP's allegations

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Governor SC Jamir today refuted BJP’s allegation of campaigning for Nagaland Assembly election and termed it as a conjecture. In a clarification to a national media, the Governor maintained that he has not violated the code of conduct and described the accusations by the saffron party’s Nagaland unit as ‘cheap and immature.’ Urging […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Cops in tizzy over threat letter to Guv

Bhubaneswar: The threat letter received by the Governor of Odisha SC Jamir on Monday came from Giridih of Jharkhand in which the senders have identified themselves as Maoists, DGP KB Singh said. “The incident is taken seriously as it is a matter of security concern. We are in contact with our Jharkhand counterparts. The real […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Governor asks Odisha govt to expedite relief work

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Governor Prof Ganeshi Lal Monday asked the state government to expedite relief work and provide assistance to the people hit by the twin calamities of cyclone Titli and resultant floods. The governor mentioned that the severe floods resulting from heavy rainfall during post cyclonic storm Titli, have wrecked the state causing casualties and […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
PM greets Odia people for Nuakhai fest

Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Odisha Governor S C Jamir, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and a host of dignitaries today greeted the people of Odisha on the occasion of Nuakhai, a festival welcoming the new crop. “Nuakhai Juhar! Good wishes to Odia friends on the festival of Nuakhai. May this festival bring happiness and prosperity […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021