Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said he wants Odisha's children to excel in every field, dream big and have the confidence to face challenges in life
Mohapatra said the Chief Minister is not above suspicion because of the photograph which was clicked at Naveen Niwas.
Former BJD minister Sanjeeb Kumar Sahoo said he will formally join BJP on November 19 at Bhubaneswar in presence of Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan.
Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy will urge his Odisha counterpart Naveen Patnaik to cooperate with AP in Rehabilitation and Resettlement (R&R) of the project oustees.
Construction of Neradi barrage across river Vamsadhara, Polavaram irrigation project and the status of Kotiya villages on the shared border would reportedly be high on the Chief Ministers' agenda.
Besides, they were also granted 12 days of leave per year.
A senior leader said that as the Chief Minister would have visited all the 30 districts before polls, he is unlikely to address campaign meetings.
While families can avail treatment costs up to Rs 5 lakh per annum, for women, it is up to Rs 10 lakh.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said the activities of the State government are now being guided by 5T principles which are aimed at transforming the functioning of different departments.
The meeting chaired by Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mahapatra approved the proposals mainly from sectors like manufacturing, food processing, steel downstream, fertilisers and hospitality.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said Odisha has started its ‘Drink from Tap’ mission under the 5T initiative.
"Waterlogging in Bhubaneswar was non-existent before the BJD came to power," BJP leaders Dilip Mohanty and Babu Singh said.
After an exhaustive tour of waterlogged areas in the city, Bhubaneswar BJP MP Aparajita Sarangi accused the BJD administration of deserting the people when they need them the most.
Para badminton gold medallist Pramod Bhagat also said he would be interested to serve in a sports-related position or as a Deputy Collector.
Reviewing the Covid situation in the state, Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik said responsible behaviour from people during the coming festival season can only prevent a third wave of the pandemic in Odisha.