Odisha CM Patnaik told officials during a video-conference on October 14: “None of our districts should be a zero district at the national level. This has to be followed up very seriously.”
The students belonging to Biju Chhatra Janata Dal were carrying balloons and flower bouquets to wish Naveen on his 70th birthday.
Patnaik, who had not uttered anything against the Narendra Modi government for the past one year, slammed the Centre on Friday for “neglecting” the state.
The decision comes barely a month after The Indian Express launched a year-long assignment titled District Zero on August 15 to track poverty and transformation in Nabarangpur, India’s poorest district.
The Chief Minister’s reprimand came two months after Marik was seen touching the feet of a few senior servitors.
Former BJP MP Kharavela Swain lodged an FIR against Naveen Patnaik and the director of the Vigilance Department alleging criminal conspiracy against the CRPF DG Prakash Mishra.
In his fourth term as chief minister, Naveen Patnaik has turned more proactive than ever, setting targets and following them up. Since May 22, when his government completed the first year of its fourth term, Naveen has been carrying out a review of each of the 30 government departments on achievements and probable solutions. The […]
Patients will get 272 kinds of medicines in three state-run medical colleges and 30 district headquarters hospitals.
The Maoists alleged that the state government is working for the interests of multinational companies.
This is the third successive win for Biju Janata Dal in civic polls in last 2 years.
Under the scheme, hot cooked meal of rice, dalma and pickles would be served between 11 am and 3 pm everyday to 1,000 urban poor for Rs 5-each.
Everyday 25,000 people visiting these cities and towns for various works would get low-cost lunch at various ‘Aahaar’ outlets.
Though announced before last year’s general and assembly poll, the health insurance scheme has not taken off as yet.
Official sources said the girl had not come back to school after she went to her village for Christmas holidays in December last year.
Patnaik in 2005 had written a letter to the then PM Manmohan Singh recommending Hindalco for the allocation of Talabira coal block.