Odisha will be the first state to have an exclusive department for Self Help Group (SHGs) called “Mission Shakti”. It is created for the development of women & is dedicated to all the women of Odisha. The Mission Shakti and Mamata Scheme combinedly benefit 70 lakh, women in the state. 50% reservation in Panchayati Raj has created a new era for the socio-economic development of women.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- Governor of Odisha: Ganeshi Lal.
- Chief Minister of Odisha: Naveen Patnaik.
- Capital of Odisha: Bhubaneswar.
- National Park of Odisha: Bhitarkanika National Park and Simlipal National Park.