Bhubaneswar: Odisha ministers are on their toes. For, chief minister Naveen Patnaik is closely watching their activities.

The letter from the chief minister asking the ministers to submit their monthly reports by Saturday clearly reflects that Naveen, for that matter the CMO, is quite aware of the activities of the ministers and their departments. That the letter points out the gaps in the delivery front makes many minister surprise. Now at least, many of the ministers have realised that they are under surveillance by the big boss.

Naveen’s CMO, if constantly monitoring the implementation of 5T mantras given to the minsters. The CMO is giving priorities on field visits of the ministers, attending public grievances, innovative ideas and their implementations, use of IT for transparency in administration.

The CM is particularly keen to know about the new initiatives and the prgoress made there on.