• BJD pays its deep homage to Late Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam. He was truly a Bharat Ratna.
    May his soul rest in peace.
  • BJD thanks all the people of Odisha for contributing towards making this year's Ratha Yatra a grand success.
  • BJD pays its deep respect to Late Shri Kalpataru Das. May his soul rest in peace.
  • Odisha govt extends its flagship program of Gopabandhu Gramin Yojana (GGY) to all the 30 districts in the state.
  • Odisha Govt to spend Rs 50 crore per year for putting a check on maternal mortality rate & infant mortality rate (IMR) in remote and inaccessible areas.
The Great Legacy of Biju Babu continues...
CM Naveen Patnaik offering floral tributes to Late Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam at a Special Condolence meeting
CM Naveen Patnaik supervising the readiness of the temporary accommodation facilities for pilgrims during the Nabakalebara 2015
CM Naveen Patnaik inaugurating the newly constructed 2nd Bridge at Athara Nala, Puri
CM Naveen Patnaik inaugurating the By-Pass Road & Road over bridge from Malatipatapur to Puri-Konark Road
CM Naveen Patnaik inaugurating the new Bus Stand at Malatipatapur, Puri
CM Naveen Patnaik at a Presentation on Nabakalebara Preparedness on Health, Sanitation and Brand Promotion
Biju Patnaik

BJD pays its deepest homage to the Legendary Biju Babu, the architect of modern Odisha & the tallest leader of post-independence Odisha, on his death anniversary.

17th April 2015

Good Governance

Pioneering state in passage of the Lokayukta Act-2014

Odisha is the pioneering state to have enacted the Lokayukata Act-2014 after the Lokpal Bill was enacted in the Parliament. Odisha under the leadership of its honest Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik is taking rapid strides in improving transparency and accountability in all walks of life.

Pioneering state in introducing confiscation of property by convicted corrupt Public Servants

The state of Odisha is particularly significant in its commitment to confiscating the property of the public servants and thereby not only creating a strong deterrent against corruption in the minds of the pulic Servants as well as reiterating the strong anti-corruption stand of Shri Naveen Patnaik.

Special Courts sanctioned for speedy proceedings against corrupt persons

The Biju Janata Dal government undertook on itself to bring about speedy proceedings in the legal cases against corrupt persons. In order to deliver effective and efficient justice within the right time frame, Special Courts were sanctioned and established by the government.

Odisha Right to Public Service Act for clean, transparent governance to the citizens

Odisha Right to Public Service Act was established in order to provide the citizens with various services of public utility within a certain frame of time. The failure to do so within the required frame of time leads to penalty on the concerned person. This has led to stronger governance for the citizens of the state.

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About Rs. 233 crore has been given to about 5 lakh beneficiaries under MAMATA Scheme in the year 2014-15.
During 2013-14, Laptops were distributed to 15,267 students of Arts, Science & Commerce streams. For 2014-15, 15203 laptops were distributed.
10,047 Piped Water Supply projects have been commissioned in the State. ‪
30 model schools & 122 multipurpose Cyclone shelters have been completed during 2014-15.
201 bridges on rural roads have been completed by utilizing 636 crores during 2014-15, which includes 21 bailey bridges and 63 bridges under Biju Setu Yojana.
Odisha is only the 3rd state to develop an IT Investment Region over 10,210 acres, 15 kms from Bhubaneswar.
423 Hostels have been completed during 2014-15 for accommodation of 42,300 ST/SC students.
650.64 km long Biju Expressway from Rourkela to Jagdalpur costing Rs. 3600 crore has been planned.
DAMAN (Malaria Control in High Endemic Areas) has been launched with Rs. 25 crore for intensive health camps and IEC activity.
44 nos. of Maternal & Child Health Complex have been established in District/Sub-district & Block Level across the state.
‎Odisha‬ Govt has hiked Place Based Incentive substantially to Doctors who are serving in rural and remote areas with specific focus on KBK & KBK+ regions.
Rs 200 crore budget has been allocated for providing Free Medicines. The scheme launched on 1st May 2015 & more than 1.5 lakh patients have been benefited.
67.06 lakh beneficiaries (60.99 lakh families/6.07 lakh individuals) are being covered under Rs 1 per kg rice to ensure food security.
Odisha Pisciculture Development Corporation Limited (OPDCL), has been selected to receive the International Star Award for Leadership in Quality (ISLQ).
Rs. 37,54,16,014 have been paid to 1,01,847 construction workers towards financial assistance under different schemes.
1562 Cement Concrete Roads of 3,531 kms length have been completed during 2014-15 worth 468.47 crore.
Under BIju Pucca Ghar Yojana 20 lakh kutcha houses shall be converted to pucca houses by 2019 in a phased manner.
For the 1st time, 3,52,527 Pucca houses were constructed in one year out of which, 3,20,967 under Indira Aawas Yojana and 31,553 under Biju Pucca Ghar.
5,287 nos. of Residential Hostels have been setup for ST students with all the educational support to about 4,14,053 ST Students.
1,15,827 homestead less families and 35,780 landless families in rural areas have been provided with homestead land & cultivable waste land respectively.
Odisha Govt has installed 3,95,920 Spot Water sources & 9,618 piped water supply projects across the state.
Through participatory irrigation management system, 22,444 Pani Panchayats have been involved for managing irrigation in 15.28 lakh hectares of irrigated area in the state.
Odisha is the 1st state in India to pilot Carbon Sequestration through Micro-algae Technology.
BJD led Odisha‬ Govt has issued a gazette notification for First-in-the-Country E-AUCTION of Wine Shops to bring in Transparency.
The Kalinga Prize was created in 1952 by UNESCO, following a donation from Biju Patnaik for Popularization of Science.
Sir Julian Huxley, UNESCO’S First Director General and also a Kalinga Prize Winner, had described Biju Patnaik as a "remarkable Indian whose adventures would fill a book".
Biju Janata Dal (BJD) is the first political party to GUARANTEE the primary infrastructure needs in the areas of road communication, drinking water, electrification, irrigation etc
Andhra CM Mr. Chandrababu Naidu has hailed CM Naveen Patnaik as a Hero, in the aftermath of BJD Govt's immense help to his state post Cyclone Hudhud.
BJD led Odisha Govt. wins the prestigious National Krishi Karman Award again in 2014 for being the Best performing state in overall food grains production among Category-II states.
Bhubaneswar to be first fully WiFi enabled city in India. The State Government has finalised a roadmap on this regard.
57,632 borewells have been drilled in 26 districts till date under Biju Krushak Yojana so far. These projects irrigate 1,70,000 hectares of land in the state.

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Chief Minister
Shri Naveen Patnaik
Ministry: Home, Works, Water Resources and General Administration

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