BJP delegation meets Governor Jamir over drought situation in state

Bhubaneswar, September 14: A six-member BJP delegation met the Governor of Odisha, S.C Jamir at the Raj Bhawan and submitted a six point demand seeking immediate attention over 9 drought hit zones of state today.

Earlier, a team of BJP members  visited 13 blocks of 5 districts and interrogated to more then ten thousand farmers of the districts after which they submitted the six point memorendum demanding immediate  actions and necessary steps.

Primarily their demand is to take stock of the farmers affected due to the drought and henceforth the govt to take necessary steps.

Besides, adequate compensation to farmers, repairing of defunct LI machines, announcement of loan waiver to affected farmers, assistance for Rabi crop and insurance cover without premium.

BJP to corner Govt on several issues in Assembly

Bhubaneswar: Drinking water crisis, farmers' problems and corruption at the grass roots level are also some of the issues the opposition BJP is lining...

Naveen announces Rs 100 crore for Odisha Millets Mission

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today announced that Rs 100 crore will be spent next year to expand the state's millets mission for the ben...

Odisha proposes to establish 19 new hospitals in 18 backward districts

Bhubaneswar: The State Government has proposed to set up 19 new hospitals on Public Private Partnership (PPP) basis in 18 backward districts of the st...

Odisha Assembly Budget Session from tomorrow, security tightened

Bhubaneswar: Security has been tightened and patrolling intensified in the city for the Budget Session of the Assembly beginning from Tuesday.As many ...