Cabinet approves establishment of Odisha University of Technology and Research at Bhubaneswar
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha cabinet meeting held under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday approved fifteen major proposals.
Informing the people about cabinet decisions, Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mahapatra said that the important decisions included the establishment of Odisha University of Technology and Research at Bhubaneswar.
The Cabinet approved the proposal to transform CET, Bhubaneswar into non-affiliating Unitary University in the name and style of Odisha University of Technology & Research, Bhubaneswar to further strengthen technical education in the state.
The cabinet also approved the improvement of water supply to Joda and Champua in Keonjhar district, mega pipe water supply project for Bisra, Lathikata, Lahuniapada, and Bonai blocks of Sundargarh district, mega pipe water supply project for Lepripara, Tangarapali, Sundargarh, Bargaon, Subdega and Balisankara blocks of Sundargarh district, and mega pipe water supply project for all villages of Athgarh and Tigiria blocks of Cuttack district.
Besides, the project for improvement of Duduka-Gopalpur-Toparia road to 2-Lane with paved shoulder in the district of Sundargarh was also approved in the meeting.
The rules regarding Odisha civil services, Heads of departments common cadre, and Jail pharmacist service and Odisha Panchayat executive officers service were also considered and approved in the meeting.
Further, Mahapatra said the cabinet meeting today also waived out the royalty and other statutory payments for supply of Khnodalite blocks under the augmentation of basic amenities and development of heritage architecture (ABHADA) scheme for Puri.