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Odisha CM urged all officials to work in cohesion by implementing 5T

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Bhubaneswar:9/7/19:Brainstorming with senior officials of the state, Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik underlined his emphasis on 5 T by highlighting the importance of time for making transformation in public services. CM urged all officials to work in cohesion by implementing 5Ts of teamwork, technology, transparency and time for bringing about transformation. Citing examples of Disaster preparedness, Land rights for urban poor & reduction in ...

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BJD’s Puri Lok Sabha candidate Pinaki Misra is the richest among candidates for among the 415 candidates

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Bhubaneswar:20/4/19:Odisha Election Watch and Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) have analysed the self-sworn affidavits of 60 out of 61 candidates, who are contesting in the following constituencies in Odisha Phase III Lok Sabha Elections: 2019. 1. Bhubaneswar 2. Cuttack 3. Dhenkanal 4. Keonjhar 5. Puri 6. Sambalpur Key Findings: 1. Candidates with Criminal Cases: Out of 60 candidates analyzed, 15(25%) candidates ...

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Congress released the first list of candidates for the Lok Sabha and Assembly polls

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Bhubaneswar:19/3/19: The Congress party has released the first list of candidates for the Lok Sabha and Assembly polls in Odisha. Congress has released the list of candidates for six Lok Sabha and 36 Assembly seats in the state. MP Candidates Bhakta Charan Das from Kalahandi, Pradeep Majhi from Nabarangpur, Pradeep Kumar Devta from Bargarh, George Tirkey from Sundargarh, Manoj Kumar Acharya ...

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Odisha Chief Minister implement the 7th pay for employees of municipalities across the state

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Bhubaneswar:3/3/19 Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday announced that the state government would implement the 7th pay commission recommendations for employees of municipalities across the state. The Municipal employees will receive the revised salary with retrospective effect from April 1, 2016, said a release issued from the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO). However, the urban local bodies will have to bear ...

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Lokayukta selection committee has unanimously selected the name of Lokayukta Chairperson

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Bhubaneswar:13/2/19 :The Lokayukta selection committee has unanimously selected the name of Lokayukta Chairperson in a meeting held in Odisha capital, a top official said. The committee will send the name to Governor Prof. Ganeshi Lal for his approval. “Selection committee has unanimously selected Lokayukta chairperson at a meeting held today and the name will be sent to the Honourable Governor. The ...

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Odisha Chief Minister has once again raised the issue of according special category status to the State

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Bhubaneswar:19/1/19: Ahead of the polls to the state assembly and Lok Sabha, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has once again raised the issue of according special category status to the State. In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday, he requested him to grant of the status which will supplement the efforts to transform the state, spur industrial ...

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Beneficiaries of Rastriya Swasthya Bima Yojanawill avail health coverage of Rs 1 lakh under BKKY

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Bhubaneswar:2/1/19: All 44,08,070 beneficiaries of Rastriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY) in Odisha will avail health coverage of Rs 1 lakh under Biju Krushak Kalyan Yojana (BKKY), said Health Minister Pratap Jena. Speaking at a press conference today, Jena said all 44,08,070 beneficiaries of RSBY were under uncertainty after the scheme was discontinued after the launch of Ayushman Bharat scheme. “Therefore, ...

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PM releases commemorative stamp and coin on Paika Rebellion; dedicates IIT Bhubaneswar campus to the nation

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Bhubaneswar:24/12/18:The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, visited Odisha on 24th December, 2018. At the IIT Bhubaneswar campus, the Prime Minister released a commemorative stamp and coin on the Paika Rebellion. The Paika Rebellion (Paika Bidroha) was fought against British rule, in Odisha in 1817. The setting up of a Chair on the Paika Rebellion, in Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, was announced. ...

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Odisha Education Service Association has decided to call off the strike

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Bhubaneswar:25/11/18: Odisha Education Service (School Branch) Association has decided to call off the strike after the state government promised to restructure the Odisha Education Service cadre and implementation of cadre rule. A high-level meeting, chaired by Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi, was held here on Saturday in the presence of Education service employees to discuss the issue. After a brief ...

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Winter Session of 15th Odisha Legislative Assembly ended 18-day before the scheduled closure

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Bhubaneswar: 24/11/18:After functioning for only five days since November 16 including holidays, the Winter Session of 15th Odisha Legislative Assembly (OLA) ended today after functioning normally without any ruckus or adjournments. Speaker Pradip Kumar Amat adjourned sine die 18-day before the scheduled closure. As per the OLA Secretariat’s earlier Notification, the Winter Session was scheduled to continue till December 15. ...

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