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Odisha State Government to Credit 100% Argi-Insurance Money to Farmers’ Account

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Secretary A P Padhi recently directed to Credit the entire argi-insurance money to the bank account of the farmers during a district wise review meeting through video conference here at the Bhubaneswar Secretariat. Padhi also wanted to ensure 100% disbursement maximum within 15 days. Development Commissioner R. Balakrishnan also advised the banks […]

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Odisha Cabinet Okays Use of Odia as Official Language and Other Proposals

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha cabinet meeting presided over by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday at the State Secretariat approved the use of Odisha Official Language Rules, 2016 for successful implementation of Odisha Official Language Act, 1954.  A long standing demand for the use of Odia as official language from various quarters finally materialised and became […]

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CM Dedicates 100 Godowns to State, Distributes Free Mobile Phones to Kisan Credit Card holders

Bhubaneswar: In continuation of the celebrations of the birth centenary of Biju Patnaik who also happens to be one of the tallest leaders of the State, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today inaugurated and dedicated 100 new godowns to the state through video conference here at the State Secretariat. The godowns are said to be constructed […]

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Monsoon Gains Momentum after a Slow Progress

New Delhi: After the weather had forecast an “above normal” monsoon this year but there was a slow progress over the last few days. According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), the southwest monsoon is expected to gain momentum and advance further into several parts of drought-hit Maharashtra and central India. The southwest monsoon has […]