Odisha Mo Parivar (Odisha, my family) initiative

Published on Wednesday, November 06, 2019
Odisha Mo Parivar (Odisha, my family) initiative
  • Launch Date: 25th October 2019
  • Launched by: Odisha Chief Minister Mr Naveen Patnaik

Purpose:

  • To encourage the environment protection, motivating for blood donation and help Odias stranded in other states and foreign countries.

Key feature:

  • Under the programme, the Odisha government takes the initiative to protect the environment and create awareness among people about environment protection by tree plantation.
  • Apart from 4.5 crores Odias, this programme will also come to the rescue of Odias stranded in foreign countries.
  • The programme ‘Odisha Mo Parivar’ (Odisha-My Family) is a tribute to late Biju Patnaik, who always worked for the welfare of the common people of Odisha.
  • After the successful implementation of blood donation programme ‘Jeevan Bindu’, the government has decided to transform it into a social movement by launching this Odisha Mo Parivar (Odisha, my family) programme.
  • Former Mumbai Police Commissioner and Party leader Arup Patnaik have been appointed as convenor of the programme to execute the social service programme.
  • Main focus area: 
    • Environment, 
    • Healthcare services 
    • Assistance to poor and deprived people. 

About ‘Jeevan Bindu’ programme:

  • It is a voluntary blood donation programme launched on the 72nd birthday of BJD chief and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, which targets to collect one lakh units of blood. Total 12,325 units of blood were collected under this programme organised at 77 places across the State.

About Odisha:

  • Capital: Bhubaneswar
  • Governor: Ganeshi Lal
  • Chief Minister: Mr Naveen Patnaik
  • National parks: Bhitarkanika National Park, Similipal National Park.
  • Dance form: Odissi, Chhau, Sambapuri, Dalkhai, Chaitighoda, and Medha Nacha.

Questions:

Q: 1. Who has been appointed as convenor of the programme:
a) Pinaki Mishra
b) Achyuta Samanta
c) Arup Patnaik
d) Chandrasekhar Sahoo
e) None of the above

Q: 2. What is the main focus of Jeevan Bindu programme?
a) Environment,
b) Healthcare services
c) Assistance to poor and deprived people
d) blood donation
e) None of the above

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