The projects include 2.3-km trumpet bridge from Mangalaghat connecting Jagannath Ballav pilgrim centre with old jail parking place at a cost of Rs 181 crore.
Minister of State for Industries and MSME Dibya Shankar Mishra said necessary efforts towards sensitising the officials have been taken up.
Chairman, LVPEI, Gullapalli N Rao commended the support of both OMC and the State administration for promoting universal eye care.
Financial assistance from the Community Investment Fund (CIF) and Voluntary Reduction Fund (VRF) will be extended to the SHGs.
Odisha has championed the cause of women empowerment through a series of initiatives, said Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday.
The package is a part of the State Action Plan prepared to prevent distress migration in 11 migration prone districts and ensure the safety and welfare of Odia migrant workers in other States.
This year’s annual meet aims to break the monotony of the usual conference and move out of the State Secretariat to the picturesque Konark at the end of day one on January 17.
The Chief Minister also commended the contributions of 120 Infantry Battalion for the extra ordinary relief work done in the aftermath of Cyclone Fani.
Naveen Patnaik paid rich tributes to ex-ruler of Khallikote Raja Bahadur Ramachandra Deo on the latter’s 121st birth anniversary.
On his role in the ensuing Rajya Sabha election in Odisha, the Independent MLA said he will take a decision at the time of the election.
State Cabinet’s decision on caste enumeration along with General Census comes after a similar resolution was passed by Maharashtra government in its Assembly recently.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday urged people to obey traffic rules and exercise utmost care and caution on the roads.
The direction came after Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh wrote to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik seeking his cooperation in issuing orders to get their matters resolved expeditiously and fairly.
Union Minister Babul Supriyo spoke at length about the necessity for Citizenship Amendment Act and National Register of Citizens.
HUD Minister Pratap Jena said the department has already opened Mo Sarkar cells to facilitate the provisions of the initiative.