CM Patnaik's letter to the prime minister comes after the ministry, on November 10, 2017, issued an order to close down the regional office at Bhubaneswar with immediate effect.
Patnaik had congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the BJP's victory in the Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections yesterday.
The 'Fish Pond Yojana' scheme was launched by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, while inaugurating a workshop on 'Doubling of Farmer Income through Dairy and Allied Farming Practices' here.
Patnaik discussed road infrastructure issues and asked the Union minister to take urgent steps for early completion of National Highways in Odisha, an official release issued by the Chief Minister's Office said.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday issued a direction to officials to provide electricity to all villages in Odisha by June, 2018.
Finance Minister S B Behera said "we have received the report from the fitment committee and the government is considering to implement the new pay scale for the employees soon."
The regional party had supported NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind in the presidential election, polling for which was held yesterday. However, Patnaik preferred to go with opposition parties this time.
"The GST will bring about comprehensive reform of the indirect tax regime in the country and a major financial reform to make India a single market," Patnaik said while addressing the legislators in the workshop on GST held ahead of the Odisha Assembly's special session tomorrow.
Railway minister Suresh Prabhu has accepted a proposal for a new railway line in Odisha within three minutes of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik offering on Twitter to share half of the project cost.
The healthcare provider said the decision will not have any impact on the revenues of the company as the hospital was not operational.
Launching around half-a-dozen projects at a function here, Prabhu said the Centre is focusing on strengthening the railway infrastructure and connectivity in Odisha to enable the state to chug on the path of development.
"We have received a letter from Posco India in this regard. The steel major has offered to return the land near Paradip in its possession," state Industries Minister Debi Prasad Mishra said.
"The recently commissioned ferro-chrome plant of Tata Steel at Gopalpur Industrial Park in Ganjam district of Odisha, has achieved a major milestone with the first ever production of ferro-chrome on February 25, 2017, in compliance with all technical parameters," the company said today.
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today said the state generates an annual revenue of over Rs 15,000 crore for Indian Railway and sought a Rs 5,870 crore package for development of railway infrastructure in the state.
Odisha today received investment commitments worth Rs 5,000 crore from the private sector during an ongoing business summit here, a top government official said today.
The foundation stone for the unit was laid by Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik who applauded the group for the initiative.
The plant is a unique environment-friendly unit with state-of-the-art pollution control equipment and technology such as ETP (effluent treatment plant) and STP (sewage treatment plant).
Steel and Mines Minister Prafulla Mallick handed over the cheque of Rs 500 crore to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.
The Centre on Tuesday rejected Odisha government's demand of increasing the rate of coal royalty at this juncture, saying such a move would affect the common man.
During the meeting with Jaitley, the Chief Minister said that the new Industrial Policy Resolution 2015 adopted by Odisha is aimed at making Odisha a manufacturing hub of the East and providing an enabling environment to the entrepreneurs to invest and set up businesses in the state.
Eleven stations in Odisha will be redeveloped through a joint venture with the state government, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today said at the MoU signing ceremony here.
The Food and Procurement Policy for Kharif Marketing Season, 2016-17 was approved at the cabinet meeting presided over by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik here today, Food Supplies and Consumer Welfare Minister Sanjay Dasburma said.
The central government was required to give 100 percent CST compensation to states up to the year 2010-11; 75 percent for 2011-12 and 50 percent for 2012-13.
The state government has invited around 250 large and medium industries from sectors like engineering, IT, hardware, aviation, textile, medical devices, lubricants, aerospace, beverages, telecom, defence, transport and consumer durables, Odisha Industries Minister Debi Prasad Mishra said in a release.
The Odisha Startup Policy (OSP), 2016, will be unveiled by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at an investors meet in Bengaluru next month.