Bhubaneswar: The State cabinet meeting held under the chairmanship of chief minister Naveen Patnaik Monday took nine major decisions.

Briefing the press after the meeting, chief secretary Suresh Chandra Mahapatra said that the decisions of the cabinet related to the departments of scheduled caste and scheduled tribe, general administration and public grievance, Health and Family Welfare, Parliamentary Affairs and Steel and Mines.

Major decisions included establishment of Bahchi-Karunashraya Palliative Care center at Bhubaneswar; establishment of Bagchi- Shankara Cancer care center at Bhubaneswar; continuation of the scheme ANWESHA for providing quality education to ST & SC students; amendment of Odisha welfare service rules-1992; and,
amendment of Odisha Subordinate welfare service rules-1992. Brief details of the decisions are attached herewith.