Published : OTV/
After receiving the Outlook India Speakout best administrator award in New Delhi, Odisha Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik dedicated it to the people of Odisha. “I would like to dedicate the award to the 4.5 crore people of my State. Odisha was importing rice when I became the Chief Minister in 2000. Today, we are the 3rd largest contributors to the public distribution system in the country,” said Shri Patnaik after receiving the award from former President of India Shri Pranab Mukherjee at a special function.