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Odisha Cabinet decided on bifurcation of Tourism & Culture Department and renaming Culture as Odia Language, Literature & Culture Department

Bhubaneswar:10/2/18;Odisha Cabinet chaired by Chief Minister  Naveen Pattnaik  decided on bifurcation of Tourism & Culture Department and renaming Culture as Odia Language, Literature & Culture Department. Other decisions include amendment of laws for recruitment, promotion & strengthening of Government service cadres. Highlights from the Cabinet’s decisions:

• Approval to bifurcate Tourism & Culture Department & naming Culture as Odia Language, Literature and Culture Department
• State-of-the-art Automated Dairy & Milk Production Plant with production capacity of 5 lakh litres
• Five water supply projects worth ₹370.60 crores to benefit over 2 lakh people in fluoride affected blocks of Khariar, Boden, Nuapada & Komna
• Tendering for construction of Under Ground Pipe Line Irirgation System (Gravity Flow) for 13,982 Ha & Command Area Development for 29,000 Ha of Lower Indra Irrigation Project in Nuapada & Balangir districts
• Approval to amendment of Odisha Municipal Act, 1950 (Odisha Act 23 of 1950) and the Odisha Municipal Corporation Act, 2003 (Odisha Act 11 of 2003) to bar voting through secret ballot during no-confidence motion
• State Government Guarantee in favour of Aska Cooperative Sugar Industries Ltd for borrowing cash credit loan & payment of cane dues to sugarcane growers
• Waiver of land premium and other dues for installation of RADAR Station in Ganjam district by Airports Authority of India
• Sanction of lease of Government land to AAI for development of Jharsuguda Airport
• Amendment to OSJS & OJS Rules, 2007 by raising the percentage of reservation from 1% to 4% & relaxing age limit from 5 years to 10 years for Persons with Disabilities for the post of Civil Judge
• Amendment of Odisha Employment Service Class-II (Recruitment and Conditions of Service) Rules, 1990 for direct recruitment through OPSC
• Odisha Agricultural Engineering Service (Recruitment and Conditions of Service) Rules, 2018 to strengthen Agricultural Engineering Cadre
• Odisha Service of Auditors (Method of Recruitment and Conditions of Service) Rules, 2017 for promotion of Treasury auditors
• Amendment of Odisha Veterinary Service Group ‘A’ (Method of Recruitment and Conditions of Service) Rules, 1995 for promotion of OVS group ‘A’ officers
• Amendment of Odisha Jail Service (Method of Recruitment and Conditions of Service) Rules, 2012 for promotions

Chief Minister Shri Patnaik reiterated state Government’s commitment towards all-round development and welfare of the people of the state.

About Editor in chief

Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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