Odisha government today sought central assistance to strengthen the infrastructure for a long-term solution to natural disasters especially tropical cyclones during a review meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi here over damages caused by Cyclone ‘Yaas’ that battered north Odisha two days ago.
Union Minister of State for MSME Pratap Chandra Sarangi was injured after his car he was travelling in suffered an accident in Nilagiri area of Balasore district on Sunday.
Bhubaneswar: Almost a month after OTV telecast showing plight of ten Odia labourers stranded in Dubai, nine of them were brought back to India with the help of Ministry of External Affairs. Union Ministers Dharmendra Pradhan, Pratap Sarangi and other BJP leaders of Odisha today welcomed the rescued labourers in New Delhi today. Sources said, […]
Balasore: Union Minister Pratap Sarangi was reportedly opposed by a section of people during a cultural programme at Cinema Hall chhak in his parliamentary constituency, Balasore, on Tuesday. As per reports, a person opposed the participation of Sarangi in ‘badi khela’ on the occasion of Dussehra alleging that the minister would not be allowed to […]
Balasore: Upset over allegations of irregularities at Balasore district headquarters hospital and lack of steps to resolve them, Union Minister Pratap Sarangi along with several people staged a dharna inside the hospital premises on Wednesday. Speaking about the lapses, Sarangi said, “A doctor at the hospital demanded money from a patient for his Hernia surgery […]
Bhubaneswar: Minister of State for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME), Pratap Sarangi today distributed ‘Electric Potter Wheels’ in Puri and said that it will help augment the financial condition and boost the socio-economic condition of potters in Odisha. The electric wheels will lessen physical work of potters and it can be run by everyone […]
Bhubaneswar: It’s going to be a litmus test for the Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadami Party (AAP) as it is likely to face a tough challenge in upcoming 2020 Delhi Assembly elections to be held on February 8. Many believe that there will be a triangular battle between the AAP, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and […]
Bhubaneswar: Union minister of state for MSME, fisheries, animal husbandry and dairying, Pratap Sarangi has shot off a letter to Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik while urging him to take steps to resume normal milk procurement by Odisha State Cooperative Milk Producers’ Federation (OMFED) or create a monetary compensation system for dairy farmers who are […]
Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Pratap Sarangi urged Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to ensure consultations with Puri Shankaracharya, Gajapati Maharaja and others before the nature and scale of the annual Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath is decided in view of the coronavirus outbreak. In a letter to the chief minister, Sarangi appreciated the efforts of the […]
Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Pratap Sarangi on Monday urged Odisha government to implement Centre’s Ayushman Bharat health scheme at the earliest and announce financial assistance for priests and servitors in the State. In a letter to Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Sarangi said he has been interacting with migrant labourers from Odisha stranded in different parts […]
Bhubaneswar: The world-famous Sun Temple and the tourist town of Konark in Puri district will be completely solarised to develop it into a Surya Nagri meaning ‘solar city’. The Centre has launched a scheme for the complete solarisation of Sun Temple and Konark town and earmarked Rs 25 crore to implement the project. Informing about […]
Bhubaneswar: The Union Transport Ministry has approved a pedestrian underpass on Bhadrak-Balasore National Highway-16 section at Goudani Pokhari and a foot over bridge (FOB) and culvert at Agria village under Balasore-Baripada-Jharpokharia section of National Highway-18. Informing the development, Union MoS (MSME) Pratap Sarangi thanked Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari for approving the projects. […]
Balasore: Union Minister Pratap Sarangi on Monday hit out at the ruling-BJD and the Odisha government over alleged irregularities in postal ballot system in the by-election to Balasore Sadar Assembly constituency. “Forgetting its responsibilities, the Odisha government seems to have shifted its base to Balasore just to beat a youth in the by-election. Such is […]
Bhubaneswar: Union Minister & senior BJP leader, Pratap Sarangi on Monday alleged that the Odisha government is trying to divert the attention of people towards the free vaccine issue to hide the misappropriation of funds sanctioned by the Centre for Covid-19 management. Sarangi’s statement came a day after Odisha Food Supplies Minister Ranendra Pratap Swain […]
Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Pratap Sarangi has sought intervention of Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari for the expansion of Balasore-Kharagpur section of the NH-60 into six lanes. In a letter, Sarangi said that the 120 km stretch from Balasore to Kharagpur has made the road journey hassle-free for the commuters, reducing the […]