With the Lok Sabha elections approaching, Minister of State for Statistics & Programme Implementation Srikant Kumar Jena on Monday asked the Odisha government not to politicise the post-Phailin relief operations.
The government on Tuesday said instances of delay have come to its notice in sanctioning of proposals under the Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme.
The government today said the fertiliser demand from all states is being fully met through indigenous production as well as imports.
The government is considering raising the limit of money MPs can spend from the Local Area Development fund on education institutions to Rs 1 crore, the Rajya Sabha was informed.
Day in Pics: 29th August
August 29, 2014
Famous Ganesh Pandals in Mumbai