Odisha government approves 24 proposals today

Bhubaneswar : In a major development, Odisha government gives nod to as many as 24 proposals under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik that include a five year budget provision amounting to Rs 484.10 crore to be utilised for providing subsidy to the entrpreneurs under Mukhyamantri Krushi Udyog Yojana (MKUY).

Besides, Industrial Policy Resolution 2015 has been approved by adding a section to provide Special Incentives to New Age Mega Industries and framing of the ‘Odisha Horticulture Service (Method of Recruitment and Conditioris of Service) Amendment Rules, 2021’ has also received the approval of the State Cabinet.

The government has decided to provide post facto approval for ‘State Government Guarantee’ extended in favour of the Aska Cooperative Sugar Industries Ltd. (ACSI) which availed cash credit loan of Rs.15.00 crore from the Aska Cooperative Central Bank to meet the payment of cane dues to the sugarcane growers in time for the crushing season 2018-19.

Similarly, Amendment of the Odisha Civil Services (Combined Competitive Recruitment Examination) Rules, 1991 has also been approved and In order to ease the process of recruitment to the cadre of District Judge and to postulate the manner of seniority of the Officers in a recruitment year it is decided to amend the Odisha Superior Judicial Service and Odisha Judicial Service Rules, 2007.

the Cabinet nod included construction of Parbati Giri Mega lift irrigation project, in-stream storage in river Suktel, 12 mega pipe water supply schemes in Kalahandi, Malkangiri, Balasore, Gajpati, Kandhamal, and Koraput districts with an estimated cost of around Rs 1800 crore.

Further, The Cabinet has approved Mukhya Mantri Sadak Yojna (MMSY with an outlay of Rs 2000 crore over a period of 3 years i.e. from 2021-22 to 2023-24. An outlay of Rs 5182 crore has been approved for implementation of Biju Setu Yojana” (BSY) over a period of 3 years i.e. from 2021-22 to 2023-24.
The State Cabinet has further approved Draft Odisha Artisan Grade Stone Policy, 2021 and its implementation in the State.