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Odisha-Andhra Border Dispute: We’ll Not Cede An Inch Of Our Land, Says Revenue Minister Sudam Marndi

Bhubaneswar: Amidst the on-going border dispute between Odisha and Andhra Pradesh, Revenue Minister Sudam Marndi on Tuesday sought to make it clear that Odisha will not give away even an inch of its’ territory to any of the neighbouring states. “The Odisha government is aware of the situation and is taking all possible measures to […]

Sportspersons welcome new stadium at Penthakata in Puri

Puri: Sportspersons in the pilgrim city of Puri expressed their happiness after Revenue Minister Maheswar Mohanty laid the foundation stone for a new stadium near Penthakata yesterday. As national and international level events will be held at the proposed stadium, players will get a chance to watch renowned players from close quarters and learn from […]

Unified revenue code to be implemented in Odisha soon

Bhubaneswar: A unified revenue code will be introduced in the State soon by replacing the prevalent age-old revenue laws, informed Revenue Minister Maheswar Mohanty on Saturday. The State government has constituted a 12-member committee under chairmanship of Board of Revenue to prepare the Odisha Land and Revenue Code. “Existing seven revenue laws will be merged […]

Odisha mulling to regularise encroachments on govt land

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government is mulling to regularise encroachments on government land. After a high-level meeting at the State Secretariat in Bhubaneswar today, Revenue Minister Maheswar Mohanty told media persons “The government is planning to regularise unopposed unclaimed non-slum encroached land where people have constructed houses. Discussion on a draft bill prepared for the same […]

No plans for new sub-division in Odisha, says Revenue Minister

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government has no plans to accord sub-divisional status to new blocks, informed Revenue Minister Maheswar Mohanty on Saturday. Such announcement is now being seen as a major setback for the ongoing movement by several outfits and residents demanding sub-division status for Pattamundai block in Kendrapara district. Clearing the air, the minister said confusion […]

1.07 lakh Odisha families get homestead land

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Tuesday said 1.07 lakh homesteadless families have been provided with house sites in rural areas in the last four years. Revenue and Disaster Management Minister Maheswar Mohanty said the state government had identified 1.10 lakh homesteadless families during a survey in 2015. “The balance 2,837 families will be provided with […]

Paikmal Tehsildar caught on camera while taking bribe

Bhubaneswar: Padampur BJP legislator Pradip Purohit on Monday handed over a video clip to Speaker of the Odisha Assembly Pradip Amat and Revenue Minister Maheswar Mohanty, showing that Paikmal Tehsildar Janakinath Mishra is taking bribe from sand smugglers. Briefing mediapersons on premises of the Assembly, Purohit said, “I have presented the evidence on illegal sand […]

Land mutation process goes online in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: In accordance to CM’s 3Ts – Teamwork, Technology, Transparency- framework, the Revenue department today launched the online facility for mutation of land in 38 tehsils. Revenue minister Maheswar Mohanty inaugurated the service today in presence of senior officials of the department. “Online mutation facility was started in 38 tehsils today. Moreover, a system which […]

Crops on 10,000 hectares hit by unseasonal rains: Revenue Minister

Bhubaneswar: Crops on more than 10,000 hectares of farmland were damaged due to unseasonal rains in Puri, Jajpur and Jagatsinghpur districts, informed Revenue Minister Maheswar Mohanty today. Mohanty told mediapersons, “Reports submitted by the Collectors of Puri, Cuttack, Jajpur, Kendrapara and Jagatsinghpur districts stated more than 10,000 hectares farm land have been damaged. Compensation will […]

70 blocks of 15 districts ‘affected by drought’ in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Revenue Minister Maheswar Mohanty today informed that 3.15 lakh hectares land in 70 blocks of 15 districts across the Odisha are affected by drought. Of the 15 districts, Bolangir, Bargarh, Dhenkanal, Boudh and Nuapada are most affected with Bolangir topping the list with 14 blocks followed by Bargarh with 10 blocks, the Minister informed. […]

Minister warns of possible drought in many districts of state

Bhubaneswar: A possible drought like situation cannot be ruled out if several pockets of Odisha do not receive adequate rainfall in next couple of days. Moreover, Odisha government is closely monitoring the situation while alternative arrangements are being made to protect the standing crops in 30 blocks of 14 districts, said Revenue Minister Maheswar Mohanty […]

Odisha to go cashless for land registration from September

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government, on Monday, announced that land registration fee will be done through cashless system from next month. Speaking on the initiative of the government, State Revenue Minister Maheswar Mohanty said the government want to convert the whole process to online. “Till then, land registration process will be done cashless from September 1,” said […]

Cracker-laden vehicle bursts into flames during Revenue minister's road show

Puri: An auto rickshaw laden with crackers burst into flames on Monday near Badasankha in Puri district during a road show organised by the Red Cross Road Vinayaka Samiti to felicitate Revenue Minister Maheswar Mohanty. All of a sudden the auto rickshaw caught fire following which the crackers in the vehicle exploded. Fortunately, no one […]

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State to introduce Odisha Land Grabbing (Prohibition) Bill again in assembly

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Land Grabbing (Prohibition) Bill will be presented again in the assembly informed Revenue Minister Bijayshree Routray yesterday after discussion on the expenditure budget of his department. As per the bill land grabbing will become a “cognizable” offence. Introduced in the house in 2015, the bill had been sent for assent of the […]

Attack on Tehsildar: Minister Bijayshree gives clean chit to Begunia MLA

Bhubaneswar: Muddling the controversy regarding assault of the Begunia MLA on the local Tehsildar further, the State Revenue Minister Bijayshree Routray today said Prasant Jagdev did not throw the lantern aiming at OAS officer Niharika Nayak and the issue is not a serious one. Talking to newsmen here, Routray stated, “When the legislator came to […]

New law for sharecroppers this year: Minister

The Odisha government will enact a new law for benefit of sharecroppers this year. This was announced by Revenue Minister Bijayshree Routray on Sunday here

Revenue minister faces protest in constituency

Revenue Minister Surya Narayan Patro faced protest in his constituency Digapahandi in Ganjam district on way to a function along with Health Minister Damodar Rout

Odisha govt asks collector to prevent construction by WB

The Odisha government has asked the collector of Balasore district to prevent construction work by the West Bengal government on the Odisha side of the border