The highest provision of Rs 3624 crore has been made for the Panchayati Raj and drinking water department, Rs 2310 crore for Health and Family Welfare department and Rs 2143 crore for Energy department.
Odisha Finance Minister Niranjan Pujari will present a supplementary budget of Rs 19,380 crore on the first day of the Winter Session of the State Legislative Assembly on Wednesday.
State Cabinet approved the Odisha Electronics Policy, 2021 and ordinance for vesting of the management Lingaraj Temple affairs, its property including temples situated within and outside its premises, sacred places & mutts, in a Committee for better administration and governance.
Bhubaneswar: The cumulative debt stock of the Odisha government increased to Rs 97,823 crore till the end of September 2020 which is 16.4% of the gross state domestic product (GSDP), Finance Minister Niranjan Pujari said on Friday. While presenting a Supplementary Budget of Rs 11,200 crore for the financial year 2020-21 on the first day […]
Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s Finance Minister Niranjan Pujari presented the supplementary budget of Rs 8,126.32 crore for the current fiscal amid slogan and shouting by opposition BJP and Congress members in the assembly on Wednesday, the first of the winter session. The supplementary provision was made in addition to the Rs 1.39 lakh crore budget for the […]
Bhubaneswar: With Odisha’s revenue generation showing an upward trend, the state government is set to present the supplementary budget for 2019-20 fiscal in mid-November, official sources said. The departments were asked to make a “realistic reassessment” of their financial requirements for the current year, said state finance secretary A K Meena while briefing all secretaries […]
Bhubaneswar: Ahead of the supplementary budget 2019-20, the State Finance Department has directed all the administrative departments to refrain from seeking huge funds under one unit and instead make adjustment with the unused funds. Through a letter, the Principal Secretary to Government, K K Meena has directed all the departments to keep adequate resource back-up […]
Bhubaneswar: Finance minister Shashi Bhusan Behera today tabled the supplementary budget of Rs 12,790 crore in the State Assembly amid ruckus by the BJP members. The State government made budgetary allocation of Rs 750 crore for salary towards regularisation of ‘Sikhya Sahayaks’, Rs 350 crore was allocated for loan repayment and Rs 41 crore for […]
Bhubaneswar: The State government on Thursday approved a supplementary budget of Rs 12,768 crore which will be presented during the upcoming session of the Odisha Assembly beginning September 4. The budget was approved during a meeting of the Council of Ministers headed by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the State Secretariat here. Provisions for different […]
Bhubaneswar: As the 2019 elections inch closer, the state government is exploring an ‘adjustment’ formula for the upcoming supplementary budget. In a letter to all departments asking them to submit their proposals, the Finance Department made it clear that the supplementary budget 2018-19 would be purely an adjustment budget. “The administrative departments would be allowed […]
Bhubaneswar: Operation Muskan of the Odisha government has been appreciated by the Ministry of Home Affairs, said Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in the State Assembly on Friday during a debate on the voting of supplementary budget demand for home department. Patnaik informed that 3,748 children have been rescued this year in the Operation Muskan-III. Tackling […]
Bhubaneswar: The State unit of BJP today slammed the ruling party for not allocating funds in the recently-announced Supplementary Budget for the Gangadhara Meher Lift Irrigation project in Gaisilat area of Bijepur. The saffron party alleged that the BJD government has disrespected nature poet Gangadhara Meher by announcing a project in his name hastily without […]
Bhubaneswar: Congress MLA Prafulla Majhi today said that the party will move a privilege motion against Finance Minister Sashi Bhusan Behera for divulging the details of the supplementary budget ahead of the winter session of Odisha Assembly. “If the Finance Minister is disclosing the facts to be presented in the Assembly in public then it […]
Raipur: The Congress today tried to gherao the Chhattisgarh Assembly, specially convened today to pass the second supplementary budget, in support of various farmers-related demands, although the police foiled their bid. According to police, at least 444 Congressmen, including AICC General Secretary and state-incharge P L Punia, AICC secretary Kamleshwar Patel and party’s state chief […]
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government agreed that the demonetization move by the central government will have an impact on the State’s economic growth after tabling the Supplementary Budget in the Assembly today. However, the magnitude of the impact can only be determined in the coming months, informed Tuhinkant Pandey, Principal Secretary, Finance. “The demonetization has resulted […]
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government today approved the supplementary budget for the year 2016-17 at a council of ministers meeting chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. The total size of the budget is Rs 5,983.08 crore. While Rs 5126.04 crore was allocated for State plan expenditure, Rs 795.98 crore was approved for non plan expenditures. Also […]
Bhubaneswar: The winter session of the Odisha Assembly would begin from December 1. A notification to this effect was issued by the Assembly Secretariat today after the formal approval of Governor SC Jamir. Informing media persons, Parliamentary Affairs minister Bikram Keshari Arukh said the supplementary budget for 2016-17 fiscal will be placed in the House […]
The State council of ministers on Saturday approved the draft proposal of the first Supplementary Budget for the 2013-14 financial year. The meeting was held under the chairmanship of chief minister Naveen Patnaik at the State Secretariat here