Naveen Patnaik

Odisha CHSE Board Class 12 exams 2021 cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic

"Students' lives are more important than any exam," the CM said while confirming that Odisha CHSE Board Class 12 exams 2021 have been cancelled.

Jun 04, 2021, 13:37 PM IST

Centre needs to procure COVID vaccines: Naveen Patnaik seeks consensus from other CMs

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday wrote to all the chief ministers in the country, urging them to build a consensus over procurement of the COVID vaccines by the Centre for distribution among the states.

Jun 02, 2021, 16:46 PM IST

Murder of constitutional ethos: BJP hits out at Mamata for skipping cyclone review meet with PM Narendra Modi

BJP president J P Nadda on Friday accused her of "murder of constitutional ethos and the culture of cooperative federalism".

May 28, 2021, 19:24 PM IST

Will manage Cyclone Yaas relief work through own resources: CM Naveen Patnaik

The CM, however, did seek assistance for long-term measures to make the state disaster-resilient.

May 28, 2021, 16:34 PM IST

Cyclone Yaas: PM Narendra Modi holds review meet with Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik

PM Modi will conduct an aerial survey of the Cyclone Yaas affected areas of Odisha and West Bengal during his visit to the states. 

May 28, 2021, 13:05 PM IST

Cyclone Yaas: At least 4 dead, more than 20 lakh evacuated as cyclonic storm pounds Odisha, West Bengal

As per report, two persons were killed - one each in Odisha's Keonjhar and Balasore- after trees fell on them. An elderly woman in Mayurbhanj reportedly died after her house collapsed. However, there is no official confirmation yet. 

May 27, 2021, 07:40 AM IST

Cyclone Yaas to pass east coast by May 26, Odisha alerts 12 districts, appeals people to not panic

Odisha received a bulletin from the India Meteorological Department (IMD) forecasting the formation of a low-pressure area in the Bay of Bengal, which may take the shape of a cyclonic storm, Special Relief Commissioner P K Jena said. The system is likely to pass through the Odisha-West Bengal coast by May 26. 

May 21, 2021, 17:10 PM IST

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik takes first shot of COVID-19 vaccination, urges people to come forward

"Happy to share that I took my first dose of #COVID19 vaccine today. Grateful to our scientists, health workers for their race against time to deliver the vaccines to people. Appeal to all eligible people to come forward and get vaccinated for a Covid Free Odisha" tweeted Chief Minister Patnaik.

Mar 01, 2021, 14:55 PM IST

High time country gets out of election mode: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik at NITI Aayog meet

Naveen Patnaik said that the elections are an essential feature of a democracy. Odisha CM said, "However, the hallmark of a mature democracy is that once elected, Government are meant to work for people, beyond the party line. Its high time that we as a country have serious introspection on whether we are able to do the same."

Feb 20, 2021, 16:04 PM IST

NEET 2020: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik, Governor Ganeshi Lal congratulate AIR 1 Soyeb Aftab, wish him bright future

Soyeb Aftab who is a resident of Odisha was elated on receiving a call from the chief minister and thanked him. He is the first student from Odisha to have topped the NEET.

Oct 18, 2020, 14:48 PM IST

Odia film actor Ajit Das dies aged 71, CM Naveen Patnaik, other ministers pay condolences

An alumnus of National School of Drama, Das acted in more than 60 Odia films and produced several others. He was also a former head of the department of drama at Utkal Sangeet Mahavidyalaya, Bhubaneswar.

Sep 13, 2020, 21:50 PM IST

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik holds review meeting over COVID-19, flood situation

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik reviewed the COVID-19 situation in Odisha with senior government officials and emphasised upon creation of livelihood opportunities in different economic sectors such as agriculture, industries and infrastructure.

Sep 04, 2020, 07:10 AM IST

Odisha CM and BJD chief Naveen Patnaik appoints 45 party secretaries, 41 joint secretaries

Odisha Chief Minister and Biju Janta Dal (BJD) president Naveen Patnaik on Thursday appointed secretaries and joint secretaries of the party with specific charges.

Aug 20, 2020, 20:37 PM IST

Supreme Court allows Puri Rath Yatra with conditions, says Odisha can stop festivities if it endangers public health

During the hearing, the Chief Justice noted that the court is willing to modify its June 18 order which put a stay on the Rath Yatra in the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jun 22, 2020, 17:48 PM IST

After Bengal, PM Narendra Modi conducts aerial survey of cyclone Amphan-hit areas in Odisha

The Prime Minister was received by CM Patnaik and Governor Ganeshi Lal on arrival at Bhubaneswar Airport.

May 22, 2020, 15:49 PM IST

Cyclone Amphan: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik speaks to Mamata Banerjee over damage, assures support

The Chief Minister conveyed Odisha's absolute solidarity with the people of West Bengal in this hour of crisis.

May 22, 2020, 13:21 PM IST

Odisha govt announces Rs 15 lakh aid to kin of journalists dying due to COVID-19

The Centre had also issued an advisory to media establishments to take adequate safety measures for journalists.

Apr 27, 2020, 19:28 PM IST

Coronavirus COVID-19 positive cases rise to 50 in Odisha

Out of 50 positive cases, one died, 12 have cured and the rest 37 are active cases in the state, said the state health department.

Apr 11, 2020, 13:20 PM IST

BJD announces candidates for 4 Rajya Sabha seats from Odisha

Patnaik, who is the president of the Biju Janata Dal (BJD), nominated Subhas Singh, Munna Khan, Sujit Kumar and Mamata Mahanta for the Rajya Sabha polls.

Mar 07, 2020, 16:13 PM IST

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik announces Rs 10 lakh aid for Delhi riot-hit BSF trooper

Earlier, officers of the BSF on Saturday reached out to Anees and promised him that the force would help to repair the house and also offered financial aid as a 'wedding gift'.

Mar 01, 2020, 17:23 PM IST