We are persuading Supreme Court to release the entire DMF funds for taking up development work in Ballary, says Bommai

The Hindu | Jan 04, 2023

The Chief Minister, addressing a public meeting after inaugurating projects for public use and laying foundation stone for new ones in Ballari, reiterates his government’s commitment to developing Kalyana Karnataka region

Reiterating his government’s commitment to developing Kalyana Karnataka region, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Wednesday said that both the Union and the State governments are generously releasing funds for the development of the region.

He also said that his government has resolved all technical problems and is persuading the Supreme Court to release the entire District Mineral Foundation (DMF) funds for taking up development activities in Ballari. Read more

Jharkhand’s PAG detects bungling of Rs seven crore DMFT fund in Chatra

Lagatar News | Jan 07, 2023

Ranchi, Jan 7: Jharkhand’s Principal Auditor General (PAG) revealed the misappropriation of Rs seven crore in the audit report of the District Mineral Foundation Trust (DMFT) fund created for the development of Chatra’s mining area.

The audit report was submitted to the Chief Secretary on April 22, 2022. In the report, it has been recommended to recover the amount that has been falsified and made wrong by the then Deputy Commissioners of the district.

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Hockey World Cup set to begin, CM Naveen Patnaik cheers for team: Rs 1 crore for each player if India wins

The Indian Express | Jan 06, 2023
India last won the hockey World Cup in 1975. With Odisha as its main sponsor, the Indian team is hoping to build on its bronze victory at the 2021 Tokyo Games to clinch the world title this year.

If India wins the Hockey World Cup, the Odisha government will reward each player with Rs 1 crore in cash, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said Thursday, in a bid to raise the team’s competitive spirit as the international tournament begins in the state on January 13.

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50,000 people can’t be uprooted overnight: Supreme Court stays Haldwani eviction

Hindustan Times | Jan 05, 2023

The Supreme Court stayed the Uttarakhand high court order of Haldwani eviction and asked for a workable arrangement to address the ‘land encroachment’ issue. The matter will be heard next on February 7.

The Supreme Court on Thursday stayed the planned eviction of the railways in the ‘encroached’ land in Uttarakhand’s Haldwani and said a workable arrangement has to be devised as 50,000 people can’t be uprooted overnight. In its order, the Supreme Court said the government will have to provide full rehabilitation of the people of the area. “In the meantime, there shall be a stay of the directions passed in the impugned order,” the Apex Court said barring any new construction or development on the land.

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Odisha Govt Initiates Steps To Launch ‘Ama Hospital’ Programme Under 5T

Odisha Bytes | Jan 04, 2023

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Wednesday launched steps for implementation of ‘Ama Hospital’ programme under 5T initiative to transform and strengthen the Community Health Centres, Sub-divisional Health Centres and District Headquarter Hospitals.

In a letter to all the district Collectors, Health and Family Welfare Secretary Shalini Pandit said that the state government has decided to launch the initiative for 5T transformation of identified hospitals as ‘Ama Hospital.”

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