Bhubaneswar: The Odisha chief minister, Naveen Patnaik, urged the district collectors to come with innovative ideas to serve the people of the State.
Patnaik, while addressing the all collectors’ meet, first of his fifth term in the office, said here on Friday said, ” I have a family of four and half crore people of Odisha. With their blessings, I am serving them for the last twenty years. “
“We want our children to get good education, our youth get good job and our elders good health care”.
“You are all the drivers of this transformation agenda and I am sure this conference will help us in this regard”, Patnaik said.
” At the end of the conference I would like each one of you to share a transformational game changing idea with me directly”, the chief minister said adding, ” The CMO will co-ordinate this.”
The meeting was attended by finance minister Niranjan Pujhari, forest and environment minister Bikram Keshri Arakhu, chief secretary Asit Tripathy, development commissioner Suresh Chandra Mohapatra and agriculture production commissioner Pradripta Mohapatra among