Glaring shortage of health staff; the district has 172 doctors against sanctioned 339 posts.
This has brought the administration under scanner as no action at district or sub-division levels has been initiated against erring officials nor any steps taken to fix accountability.
Of the 34 zilla parishad zone seats, BJD won an overwhelming 26 seats while the saffron outfit managed just four. Congress which has two MLAs in the district also bagged four zones.
Despite all the opposition noise over Mamita murder case, Minister Mishra helps BJD win all 7 ZP seats in Junagarh and Golamunda under his Assembly constituency
Sources said that the local unit of the board has been asked by the directorate of soil conversation to identify suitable government land which has sown the seeds of hope among coffee growers.
Several senior ministers including Finance Minister Niranjan Pujari and Law Minister Pratap Jena will remain in charge of Sarashkana and Baripada municipality respectively.
A group of women from BJP Mahila Morcha also tried to barge into the residence of state minister Dibya Shankar Mishra at Bhawanipatna and pelted eggs at his house.
Sources said that Banita complained of labour pain in the morning following which her family called an ambulance but the vehicle could not reach the village.