Naveen Patnaik appeals to Modi to help Farmers with low interest

The Odisha government today urged the Centre to relieve distressed farmers in the state by keeping interest rates soft on those converting crop loans into medium-term loans. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik made this request in a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. “I would request your intervention in the matter to keep interest rate on medium term (conversion) loans at par with the crop loans and also extend the interest incentive of 3 per cent admissible on crop loans to the medium term (conversion) loans,” Patnaik said in the letter.…

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Tough battle ahead as BJP may surprise BJD in 2019 Elections says a survey!

While the Republic TV has predicted yet another landslide win for Narendra Modi-led NDA if Lok Sabha polls are held today, it has given an edge to BJP over BJD in Odisha. According to the survey, BJP would win 13 out of 21 Lok Sabha seats. In 2014, the party could win just 1 Lok Sabha seat when Jual Oram emerged victorious from Sundargarh. The survey further claims that BJD’s seat count would decline to 8 from the existing 20, while Congress would fail to open its account yet again.…

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Odisha registers growth in exports, takes the position to No 10 in the country

Odisha registers 114 % growth in exports, takes the position to No 10 in the country. In yet another piece of good news for the Naveen Patnaik Government, the Centre has recognised Odisha as the “Champion State” for recording the highest rate of growth in merchandise exports during 2016-17.A review of export performance of States by Ministry of Commerce and Industry on Friday revealed that exports from Odisha recorded a growth of 114 per cent, highest among all the States. From `19,082 crore in 2015-16, the exports jumped to Rs…

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Baijayant Panda may create more troubles for Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik

Prafulla Das Baijayant Panda or Jay Panda, Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MP from Kendrapara, has been openly critical of his party of late, making his stand clear through newspaper articles, tweets and statements. Faced with the spectacular success of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the panchayat elections in February and it emerging as the main Opposition to the BJD, Mr. Panda called for “introspection” in the party. Seen as an act of defiance, he was removed as spokesperson of the BJD Parliamentary Party in May. The BJD did win…

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Naveen Patnaik finally sacks Senior BJD Leader Damodar Rout from ministry

Bhubaneswar: Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik removed Agriculture Minister Damodar Rout from his ministry in the wake of his “derogatory” remarks against the Brahmin community. Rout is also the Biju Janata Dal vice-president. “I strongly disapprove of anyone who makes derogatory remarks against any caste, creed or religion. I have dismissed (Damodar) Rout from the Council of Ministers,” Patnaik told reporters. “A letter has been sent to the governor in the evening to accept this dismissal,” Patnaik said..   Rout was not immediately available for comment as he was away…

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Eminent Doctors, Healthcare Leaders, Pharma Entrepreneurs felicitated at the iconic 10th Annual Pharma Leaders Summit & Power Brand Awards 2017

Eminent Doctors, Healthcare Leaders, Pharma Entrepreneurs  felicitated at the iconic 10th Annual Pharma Leaders Summit & Power Brand Awards 2017 Dr. Ramakanta Panda of Asean Heart Institute, top cardiologists Dr. Tarlochan Singh Kler, Dr. B K Goyal, Nephrologist Dr. D. S. Rana, noted orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Ashok Rajgopal,Rajiv Nath of Hindustan Syringes & Medical Devices,Dilip Surana of Microlabs, Abbott Healthcare, MEDICA Super specialty Hospitals among others shined at Pharma Leaders 2017 Annual Award ceremony. Nation’s most prestigious & powerful healthcare summit & awards 2017 was organized in Mumbai at Hotel…

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Odisha Minister of Food Supplies & Consumer Welfare Surjya Patro conferred Pharma Leaders 2017 Power Brand Awards to healthcare Leaders in Mumbai

Odisha Minister of Food Supplies & Consumer Welfare Surjya Patro conferred Pharma Leaders 2017 Power Brand Awards to healthcare Leaders in Mumbai Veteran BJD Leader & Minister of Food Supplies & Consumer Welfare Surjya Patro who was invited asthe Chief Guest of India’s Most Prestigious Healthcare Leadership Summit gave away the prestigious Pharma Leaders Power Brand Awards organized by Network 7 Media Group’s 10th Annual Pharmaceutical Leadership Summit & Pharmaleaders Business Leadership Awards 2017 at Hotel Sahara Star in a power packed gatherings of india’s top Pharma Companies, healthcare leaders,CEO’s,…

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World Healthcare Leaders set to redefine Healthcare Reforms at 10th Annual Pharmaceutical Leadership Summit &Pharmaleaders Business Leadership Awards 2017

World Healthcare Leaders set to redefine Healthcare Reforms at 10th Annual Pharmaceutical Leadership Summit &Pharmaleaders Business Leadership Awards 2017 Pharma Leaders 2017 Edition to debate on  “Bullet Healthcare Reforms”   The healthcare industry is in the midst of a turbulent global transformation. Healthcare reform policy &  fiscal restraint are some of the biggest challenges  on the minds of politicians, the media and business leaders around the world. The stage is set for a larger consolidation of the pharma sector in india Indian pharmaceutical sector accounts for about 3.1 – 3.6…

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Umesh Revankar of Shriram Transport Finance Company voted as “Indian Affairs Most Transformational Leader & Change Agent 2017” at India Leadership Conclave 2017

Umesh Revankar of Shriram Transport Finance Company voted as “Indian Affairs Most Transformational Leader & Change Agent 2017” at India Leadership Conclave 2017 Umesh Govind Revankar declared winner after a nationwide voting that lasted for 2 months in the prestigious category of Indian Affairs Most Transformational Leader & Change Agent 2017 at ILC Power Brand Awards 2017 for inspiring leadership, Trendsetting initiatives & bringing remarkable changes in Shriram Transport Finance Corporation. Innovation is the buzzword & Creativity with  innovations were the key process of selection at asia’s most awaited &…

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Odisha’s Surjya Narayan Patro wins national award for “India’s Best Performing Minister in a state in India” in Mumbai.

Odisha’s Surjya Narayan Patro wins national award for “India’s Best Performing Minister in a state in India” in Mumbai. Veteran Odisha’s Minister for Food Supplies and Consumer Affairs Surjya Narayan Patro voted for the prestigious “India’s Best Performing Minister in a state in India” at 8th Annual India Leadership Conclave & Indian Affairs Business Leadership Awards 2017 India Leadership Conclave’s 8th annual historic edition hosted by Satya Brahma founded India Leadership Conclave, india’s top leadership destination where more than 400 business tycoons, social entrepreneurs, movie stars, diplomats, ministers, politicians &…

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