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Tag: State Cabinet

Opposition Targets Odisha Govt Over Amendment Of Universities Act, Calls It Undemocratic
Opposition Targets Odisha Govt Over Amendment Of Universities Act, Calls It Undemocratic

Bhubaneswar: After the State Cabinet decided to amend the Odisha Universities Act, 1989, reportedly to bring all varsities under one act, the Opposition BJP and Congress have cornered the State government stating the decision of promulgation as hasty, unnecessary and undemocratic. Alleging that the government is trying to transform the Universities with bureaucratic approach, the […]

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Odisha Cabinet approves proposal to upgrade Asian School of Business Management to university

Bhubaneswar: The State Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today cleared some important proposals including upgradation of the Bhubaneswar-based Asian School of Business Management (ASBM) to a university. This apart, the cabinet has also cleared an amendment to the Secretariat Data Entry Operator (DEO) cadre rules. As per the new norms, the DEOs […]

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State Cabinet hikes salary of teachers of govt and aided colleges

Bhubaneswar: The State Cabinet today decided to revise the pay scale of teachers of universities and colleges in Odisha as per the recommendations of the Fitment Committee. The teachers of different universities including BPUT and OUAT, medical colleges, government colleges and non-government aided colleges, who are already getting a pay scale under the University Grants […]

In a first, Cabinet to meet outside State Secretariat tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: The State Cabinet meeting will be held outside the Secretariat for the first time in history of Odisha in Puri tomorrow, official sources said. “Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will chair the meeting at Puri Circuit House tomorrow at 11 AM. This is first Cabinet meeting outside Bhubaneswar,” a released issued by Chief Minister’s Office […]

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Odisha Cabinet ‘approves’ GST on forest produce

Bhubaneswar: The State Cabinet today reportedly approved a proposal to bring forest produce including wood, Bamboo and Kendu leaf under Goods and Services Tax (GST). Besides, the Cabinet has also approved establishment of an Asian Public Health University for clinical research in the State. As per sources, the health university will be established in association […]

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Govt inaction in bringing back DQ plots raises eyebrows

Bhubaneswar: Even though two years and ten months have elapsed since the State Cabinet decided to take back plots or flats allocated under discretionary quota (DQ), the decision is yet to be executed by government functionaries. The State government has not been able to get back a single plot or flat allocated under the DQ. […]

Odisha to form 9 development councils for tribals

Bhubaneswar: With an aim to uplift the economic condition of tribals as well as provide quality education to them in Odisha while keeping their unique identity intact, the State Cabinet today approved a proposal to set up the Tribal Special Development Council in nine districts. The development council will function in Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, Sundargarh, Kandhamal, […]

Six proposals get Cabinet nod; LI projects to be named after Parbati Giri

Bhubaneswar: The State Cabinet meeting presided over by chief minister Naveen Patnaik at the State Secretariat here today approved six proposals. Talking to media persons after the meeting, chief secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi said the Cabinet decided to name all Lift Irrigation (LI) projects after eminent female freedom fighter Parbati Giri, nicknamed as Mother Teresa […]

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Cabinet okays Odisha start-up policy

Bhubaneswar: The State Cabinet today approved the new start-up policy of the Odisha government to promote entrepreneurship in the state through provision of incentives for start-up ventures. Briefing media persons after the meeting, chief secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi said the policy would chart a road map to place Odisha among the top three investment destinations […]

Odisha Mineral Exploration Corporation
Mineral Exploration Corporation gets cabinet nod

Bhubaneswar: The State Cabinet today approved setting up of the Odisha Mineral Exploration Corporation Ltd (OMECL) to tap virgin mining fields and streamline procedures for mineral exploration. “The Corporation will undertake scientific mineral exploration of ore-bearing virgin areas to at least G2 level (general exploration) for facilitating the auction of mineral blocks,” chief secretary Aditya […]

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Odisha targets Rs 90 cr more a year as power sector revenue

Bhubaneswar: With the amendment to the Odisha Electricity (Duty) Act, 1961, which was approved by the State Cabinet at a meeting here today, the Odisha government has set a target of an additional annual revenue of Rs 90 crore from the power sector. Talking to media persons after the meeting, chief secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi […]

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Cabinet may approve 14 proposals tomorrow

The State Cabinet is likely to approve 14 proposals at its meeting scheduled at the State Secretariat here tomorrow

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Cabinet meeting at 9.30 am today

The State Cabinet is meeting under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at 9.30 am on Friday

STEEL AND MINES SECY
Cabinet approves relaxation in penalty on steel industries

Bhubaneswar: The State Cabinet on Thursday approved a proposal for relaxation in penalty on local steel industries under the long term linkage policy (LTLP). Under the policy, local industries were earlier provided 70 percent of iron ore and 50 percent chrome ore for their total production by the Odisha Mining Corporation (OMC). With the approval […]

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