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Bishnu Das new Deputy Chairman of State Plan panel




 Rajya Sabha MP Bishnu Charan Das was today appointed as the deputy chairman of the Odisha State Planning Board, official sources said.

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik approved the appointment of the senior BJD leader as the deputy chairman of the state planning board this evening.

Earlier in the day, Das was appointed as the convener of BJD Dalit Cell.
The main objective of the State Planning Board, the apex planning body of the State, is to formulate short and long-term development policies. It is managed by State Planning and Coordination Department. Chief Minister is the Chairman of the Board.





Editorial

Précis 2017
From asking his party men to ‘live a simple life and serve the people’ to taunting the BJP for its ‘crocodile tears’, Chief Minister and BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik has not only become politically invincible, he seems to be so in the coming years too.

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