PEETHA to Publicise Govt Schemes in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: CM Naveen Patnaik today announced a new initiative Peoples Empowerment—Enabling Transparency and Accountability (PEETHA) to create awareness about various government schemes and improve transparency. PEETHA also aims at improving transparency in the distribution of individual and social benefits. As part of the initiative, camps will be organised at Gram Panchayat (GP) level from 15th – […]

Minor Reshuffle of IAS Officers in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Government of Odisha made a minor reshuffle of IAS officers. Senior cadre Ashok Meena to take charge as Finance Secretary, while TK Pandey appointed as Principal Resident Commissioner in New Delhi. Meena, a 1993 batch IAS officer, currently posted as the Principal Secretary of General Administration & Public Grievance Department. He is also holding additional […]

Man Carries Kin’s Body on Cycle From Hospital in Boudh

Bhubaneswar: Two years ago the curious case of Dana Majhi, the kalahandi poor tribal who walked 10 km carrying the body of his wife on his shoulders, made headlines worldwide. It was expected the Odisha Government would take necessary measures to assure no further occurrence of Dana Majhi cases. However the Dana Majhi horror revisited again. In Boudh a poor old fellow […]

CM Inaugurates Gurupriya Setu

Bhubaneswar: It was a historic day today as Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the much awaited Gurupriya Setu (bridge) inNaxal hit Malkangiri district. Gurupriya Setu signifies a resurgent Odisha. It will transform lives in 151 villages that were cut-off for 5 decades from the mainland in malkangiri. CM dedicated this special project to people of Odisha and […]

Olympian Alleges Cheating by Odisha Government

Bhubaneswar, May 22, 2018: While ensuring land rights for slum dwellers, Odisha government failed to provide lands to Olympians even after written commitment. International sprinter from Odisha Dutee Chand alleged cheating by Odisha government. In a Facebook post she expressed her displeasure and posted a two years old letter given by the Government. Dutee said, […]

Rs 370 cr Scam in Odisha Cooperative Sector

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Odisha government finally agreed that there has been massive scam of about Rs 370 crore in the cooperative sector involving cooperative banks and agencies. The state cooperation Minister Surya Narayan Patro admitted this in a written reply to BJP member Dilip Ray in the Assembly on 29th March 2018. According to audit reports the financial irregularities to the tune of […]

Odisha Govt. Information Goes Copyright Free

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Two State Departments Follow Naveen Patnaik’s Footsteps   1st of January each year is observed as the Public Domain Day with the aim of providing free access to information to general public. Sri Naveen Patnaik, Chief Minister, Odisha, had already shown the way in this regard by declaring his own […]